Google’s PageSpeed Insights of 10 Design Consultancies

Google’s PageSpeed Insights of 10 Design Consultancies As a designer I respect and look up to the works of globally known Design Consultancies. Their empathetic approach to solving problems, their ideas that turn creativity into wow-ing reality, their everlasting enthusiasm for a greater world… I often visit their website and look at their newest works and become amazed. I became […]

By | August 10th, 2017|design|

Apple Watch is great for Runners who are also Pokemon Go Players

Apple Watch is great for Runners who are also Pokemon Go Players I bought my Apple Watch 2nd generation in November, 2016. I actually had the 1st generation (release in 2014-ish? I think), but quickly resold it, as it did not have GPS in it – I still had to carry an iPhone with me on runs, even with the […]

By | August 8th, 2017|design|

Amazon Appstore Banner Redesigned

Amazon Appstore Banner Redesigned I was looking inside the Amazon Appstore the other day and noticed that one of the banners sucked. At least to me anyways. It really stood out – not because the banner was good, but because it was bad, and it looked so out of place. The “Editor’s Pick” banner here: The design is very “surface-y” […]

By | August 3rd, 2017|design, work|

Design Thinking at IBM – a lecture by Phil Gilbert

Design Thinking at IBM – a lecture by Phil Gilbert On Thursday April 26th, I had the opportunity to attend the UX Strategy Forum hosted by Sociomedia, a forum designed to advocate UX leadership to the corporate community. Included in the agenda were presentations by Phil Gilbert, the General Design Manager at IBM, Kitagawa Naoki, from Hitachi Design Center, Shoichi […]

By | May 21st, 2017|design|

New Work – Flyer & Program for Kunito Int’l Strings School 8th Student Rectial

New Work – Flyer & Program for Kunito Int’l Strings School 8th Student Rectial Newest work for Kunito Int’l Strings School is here! It’s their 8th Student Recital, and the number of students in the school just keeps growing. The recital itself is divided into two sections – the students section, and the adults section. It’s a popular strings school […]

By | October 8th, 2016|design, work|

World Book Design Exhibition @ the Printing Museum Tokyo

World Book Design Exhibition @ the Printing Museum Tokyo Today is Valentine’s Day (sigh). With nobody to spend it with, and an unusually hot day for February, (it was sunny and about 72F), I decided to go to the Printing Museum Tokyo. Why not, right? The World Book Design Exhibition itself is free to enter. Exquisite books from all over […]

By | February 14th, 2016|design, exhibition, tokyo|

New Work – Flyer for Shakujii Int’l Orchestra’s 3rd Annual Concert

New Work – Flyer for Shakujii Int’l Orchestra’s 3rd Annual Concert Newest work for Shakujii Int’l Orchestra’s 3rd Annual Flyer is here! You can check out their concert info and schedule here. This concert features guest performer Professor Rudolf Haken, an internationally renowned musician rocking a five-string viola. The concert is FREE and is on Sunday June 19th, 2016.

By | February 13th, 2016|design, work|

Naoki Urasawa’s Exhibition is Finally Here

Naoki Urasawa’s Exhibition is Finally Here I’d hate to give it all away, so let me make this a short notice that Naoki Urasawa’s solo exhibition is on at the Setagaya Literary Museum. I went there this weekend and it is something to see. I grew up reading his comics, and it was astonishing to revisit old scenes, characters, and […]

By | January 19th, 2016|design, exhibition, tokyo|

New Work – Flyer Design for Kunito Int’l Youth Orchestra’s 3rd Annual Concert

New Work – Flyer Design for Kunito Int’l Youth Orchestra’s 3rd Annual Concert New work for my friend Kunito Nishitani’s youth orchestra “Kunito Int’l Youth Orchestra” is now out! Kunito Int’l Youth Orchestra (formerly known as Shakujii Int’l Youth Orchestra) is a junior string based orchestra located in Shakujii, Tokyo. Along with its senior counterpart Shakujii Int’l Orchestra, it focuses […]

By | December 27th, 2015|design, work|
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