Posts Categorized: look

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 »

top of the week, 07.06.12

01.made I just posted this logo on my portfolio page: Pilar Alessandra is an incredibly gifted and well-established scriptwriting instructor out of Los Angeles, with a top-10 podcast. She approached me to design an identity for her sequence of summer classes, Camp On The Page. This was a vector art piece I created in Adobe… Read more »

top of the week, 07.01.12

Not much of a totw post this week; I celebrated my best friend’s birthday last night, helped hang my boyfriend’s art show yesterday morning (he has every wall of the Middle East restaurant, for the whole month of July!), and I expect to become an aunt sometime in next few weeks. So, just take a… Read more »

top of the week

New segment here on posit design: I’m getting on the weekly wrap-up train. Here are some of the coolest things I’ve done and seen, on the web and in the world, this past week. 01.look: A dress that famed Victorian stage actress Ellen Terry wore while playing the role of Lady Macbeth has recently been restored at… Read more »

design nerd glee!

I just learned that PANTONE is teaming up with Sephora to create a make-up line. Then, I learned something even more exciting: the entire collection revolves around the 2012 color of the year, Tangerine Tango. I’ve written in the past of my deep and abiding love for Pantone and the color orange. I’ve been looking… Read more »

news: doctor benjamin, doctor who, and posit design

So, I finished my thesis project. It’s portbou1940.com: a hypertext narrative examining the death of German-Jewish social critic, philosopher, and dialectical historian Walter Benjamin. I’ll be working on revising the written thesis this month, and turn it in next month; the official conferral of my masters degree will be in November, and if all goes… Read more »