Research

Happy Happy Joy Joy

A few questions about the intersection of art, design, and psychology.

Do you like your data:
[ ] Cheeky?
[ ] Data-rich?

Do you like your psychology:
[ ] Positive
[ ] Negative
[ ] Empirical
[ ] Practical
[ ] Experimental
[ ] Applied

Do you like your holiday cards:
[ ] Amusing
[ ] Informative

Do you want your ideas to:
[ ] Reinforce your brand
[ ] Enhance understanding
[ ] Enrich experience

GOOD and OPEN's Mean Happiness data visualization.

GOOD and OPEN's Mean Happiness data visualization. April 6, 2010.

“Today I’m Feeling Turquoise,' Pentagram's holiday cards.

“Today I’m Feeling Turquoise,' Pentagram's holiday cards, pairing colors with moods.

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Art & Development

another joy of teaching

M and I were talking about sharing knowledge; he teaches design and I teach drawing/mixed media at the ASUC Art Studio. We both love to encourage our students to be extreme in their embrace of tools and techniques. He articulated one of my new favorite pedagogical mottoes:

This is the level of nerdiness you should aspire to

The pocket in the back of my Moleskin sketchbook has finally found its true calling: home to an ultra-precise metal triangle.

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