Category Archives: Design

Wake Early


Prepare to Exist

I’d woken up early, and I took a long time getting ready to exist.

Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

Original photo by Charles O’Rear

And some beautiful morning music, by Mornings:


Old Mens’ Dreams

Haven’t posted in a while – here’s something!




Finding inspiration in ODESZA’s music recently:


Working more with grid systems on the compositions of these. Just a simple modular grid for now, but will have to start playing with more interesting ratios! Have I ever mentioned how much I love working with grid systems?





And I’ll just leave this here:

More about that sometime soon 🙂


Hold Your Breath

I’m writing up some thoughts on this new project, and I’ll share them when I’m ready. Until then, here are a couple more collage things from the last week.


Check out this mixtape by Sun Glitters!

Three More!

Continuing on with this experiment, and things are getting more interesting! In the two of these with text, I’ve used scanned pages from an old copy of Marshall’s Handy Manual, which was published in 1911. I picked it up, along with a box of other book-treasures, at a garage sale last summer. I’ll be combing these for more material to work with!






Been listening to so much Balam Acab the past few days: Apart , Motion


This would make for some good album artwork, no? Now I just need to finish writing some music! 😉

Explosions in the Sky – Postcard from 1952

Specimen 57?

These are fun 🙂

The diagram is a cross section of an insect eye.  So much cool stuff in the public domain!

Here’s your track for today: Holy Other – Feel Something