A friend of mine is about to launch a fascinating new blog series for the SFMoMA all about money in the arts. I’m lucky enough to get to work with her on the infographics for it. I don’t know what direction the illustrations will eventually take, but here’s a peek at some mock-ups I did as a sort of brainstorming exercise (you’ll notice the numbers aren’t real). This project was more up my alley than almost anything else I’ve worked on recently. If I could do nothing but real-life infographics from now on, I … Read more »
Though I didn’t have the same foresight as Jeremiah McDonald did in 1992, after watching his video I was inspired to try out my own conversation with the twelve-year-old me, twenty years later. Here’s how it went:
Hi. Who are you?
I’m you, in twenty years.
Weird. That’s what I look like?
Yes, your hair gets curlier.
You look like Mom.
Uh-huh. Anyway, I wanted to have a little conversation with you, find out how much has really changed. What’s going on with you?
Um, I just won the class science fair with my suspended animation machine, but I’m terrified to … Read more »
Now that I don’t sell retail any more I was able to go out to the San Francisco Renegade fair just as a shopper. There was unfortunately a bit of repetition, which will happen whenever any meme proves itself to be commercially successful. I saw at least four booths selling spiral-bound journals made from recycled book covers, and there were more mustaches, bacon and abstracted San Francisco maps than you could shake a stick at. Still, when you have 300ish vendors, you’re bound to find a few new and interesting things and find them I did! Here is a sampling … Read more »