Posts Categorized: artnerd

so long, 2012!

At the beginning of this year, I wrote that “I’m not even going to guess where 2012 will take me.” At the time, San Francisco was the only place I wanted to be, but I never dreamed I’d be here now, nor the route that would get me here. In January 2012, a former professor… Read more »

design geek: los angeles typography

The Design Geek series began as a way for me to collect and share my favorite aesthetic moments from Mad Men: all of the images and scenes and designery-insidery tidbits that make me straighten up in my seat. I absolutely had to bring back this feature for my very first post from the Best Coast. Downtown… Read more »

top of the month: september

I know what you’re thinking: what happened to September? Short answer: SO MUCH. 1. I’m moving. To California. Cristo and I have been trying to get to San Francisco for years. First, I wanted to finish my master’s degree, and I graduated in November 2011. Then, I wanted to walk in the May commencement. Then,… Read more »

top of the week, 08.17.12

  01.tops: I used a chunk of my annual bonus to buy a MacBook Air! 02.thing that I bought that I love: The most beautiful artifact in my vast collection of typography books: Judith Schalansky’s Fraktur Mon Amour. Check out a video flip-through to get a sense. 03.get: Herman Miller offers some fantastically designed desktop wallpapers; I… Read more »