Monthly Archives: May 2007

HOW ABOUT THAT!?

THE INTERROBANG Gotta tell you, it was pretty thrilling to discover a new punctuation mark. Ok, so I didn’t “discover” it, rather stumbled upon it. According to a short history of the interrobang, it was created in 1962 in order…

Web 2.0 Logos – Trends?

web 2.0 logos

Logo design for “Web 2.0″ brands are following an traceable aesthetic trend. Colors are brighter, iconography is simplistic and typographical treatment tends to be cleaner. Overall, the trend borders on “child-like” elements from company naming through overall look and feel.…

Got Business card, Bud?

One dictionary defines the term “bud” as: “1. an outgrowth on a stem or branch consisting of a shortened stem and immature leaves or flowers, often enclosed by protective scales.” Who would have thought that description would be relevant in…

Painting with Light

Artist Heather Carson paints with space, electricity and florescent bulbs. The image of her work does not do it justice. Really. I had the opportunity to meet the artist in her studio last April at the Brewery Art Walk. It’s…

The Brand Gap

I was so thrilled when I stumbled upon this slide show, the summation of Marty Neumeier’s book of the same title, The Brand Gap: How to Bridge the Distance Between Business Strategy and Design. I loved this book! I am…

yummy green apples!

What do you get when you combine Green Peace and an Apple computer? Campaign Summary (from the Greener Apple site) We love Apple. Apple knows more about “clean” design than anybody, right? So why do Macs, iPods, iBooks and the…

Global Butoh

One of the many interests of jungle 8‘s founder, Lainie Liberti is her passion for dance, performance and a Japanese art form combining the two called “Butoh”. She began practicing Butoh after answering an open call put forth by the…