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My Parsons Design IV Presentation is Up

Parson's Design IV Presentation: Unexpected Narratives and Creating the Right Conditions View more presentations from michaelSurtees. I’ve posted my presentation that I prepared for Parson’s Design IV class. It’s quite […]

EVENT: PSFK Conference New York 2010

This upcoming Friday is PSFK Conference New York 2010. I’ve attended in the past and enjoyed what I’ve heard. Below are all the speakers… Colin Beavan – Green pioneer and […]

EVENT: PSFK Conference New York 2010

Piers and PSFK have been pretty good supporters of the blog and helpful to me, so when he asked if I’d mention PSFK Conference New York 2010 on Friday, April […]

A couple Notes from Listening to Richard Saul Wurman and SenseMaker Dialogs

While attending SenseMaker Dialogs for their second event I was quite impressed with Richard Saul Wurman, the first of the two speakers last night. The term speaker is probably not […]

Design Notes from my AIGA Dallas talk on Unexpected Narratives and Creating the Right Conditions

Unexpected Narratives and Creating the Right Conditions Last Thursday I traveled from NYC to Dallas to Arlington to hang with the AIGA Dallas Fort Worth Chapter and present a talk […]

AIGA Dallas Event: Unexpected Narratives and Creating the Right Conditions with Michael Surtees #aigaconnect

I’m excited to mention that I’ll be speaking February 4th, 2010 in Dallas with their AIGA chapter. I’ve titled the talk Unexpected Narratives and Creating the Right Conditions. I’m going […]

A Couple Notes on Michael Beirut at Creative Mornings

It shouldn’t have come as much of a surprise that Michael Beirut’s talk at Creative Mornings was going to be so well received. While it’s hard to guess if each […]

REVIEW: Bits ‘n Pieces

Last week I received a tour from Alissia Melka-Teichroew whom is a friend and one the curators of Bits ‘n Pieces which was on display at Material ConneXion. At first […]

Looking at Lubalin Now

As a fan of typography it wasn’t hard to love what was on the walls of the newly opened Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography. Last night I […]

EVENT NOTICE: Bits ’N Pieces (November 4-December 4, 2009)

Bits ’N Pieces to debut at Material ConneXion® November 4-December 4, 2009 Interactive exhibition to examine dialogue between the analog world and digital technologies transforming design in a post-digital era […]

I’m likely not going to be live blogging from #makethink AIGA Design Conference 2009, I will be taking notes

While in the past I’ve had my issues with the AIGA, I’m actually pretty excited to be heading down to Memphis for the Make/Think AIGA Design Conference. I tend to […]

Paula Scher Talk

Of all the well known graphic designer’s of a certain hype, I find a lot of them are living off their reputation more so than the work that’s out there. […]

Last night at PSFK’s Good Ideas With Jan Chipchase

Last night I visited JWT to hear PSKF’s latest Good Ideas Salon with Nokia researcher Jan Chipchase. Recently I’ve slowed down on the advertising and marketing talks because the speakers […]

Listening to IDEO CEO Tim Brown in Conversation with Bruce Nussbaum at the New School

In support of Tim Brown’s new book Change By Design, Bruce Nussbaum interviewed him at the New School to a full audience. While the diy mentality wasn’t explicitly mentioned, it […]

Quotes from AIGA NY: MY DOG AND PONY II #AIGAconnect

The above image captured some of the more memorable quotes that I heard last night at the successful AIGA NY MEMBERS SERIES: MY DOG AND PONY II. Each of the […]

NYC Event Announcement: Good Ideas with Jan Chipchase

Good Ideas with Jan Chipchase Thursday, October 01, 2009 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (ET) New York, NY $90.00 Event Details below are from site at http://gisjanchipchase.eventbrite.com/ Trends and […]

Something I’ve never seen at a design talk before

Last Friday I attended the CreativeMornings talk with Allegra Burnette, Creative Director of Digital Media at MoMA. After entering MoMA where the talk was being held I was greeted at […]

I Miss My Pencil, by Martin Bone and Kara Johnson book launch at IDEO NY

UPDATE: REVIEW COPY: I Miss My Pencil by Martin Bone and Kara Johnson Tonight I slipped out of work for a bit and walked across the street to meet up […]

The last of the SVA MFA Interaction Design Dot Dot Dot talks for the summer

Last night I made my way to White Rabbit one last time to hear the Dot Dot Dot SVA MFA in Interaction Design talk: The Service Designers. In the preamble […]

Video on Agile Design from my Creative Mornings talk is up

5/8 Michael Surtees from CreativeMornings on Vimeo. surtees_agilededesign surtees_agilededesign Michael Surtees Publish at Scribd or explore others: Other Research agile Design I’m really happy to mention that my Agile Design […]

Walking around ICFF, this is what I remembered

Instead of just talking about ICFF this year, I thought I should actually go to the Javits Center and see everything for myself. Thanks to my friends at Metropolis Magazine […]

Droog, Moss and Cite last night. Walking around Greene St. during ICFF

Droog Moss Cite Bouncing around Greene St last night in Soho I took in a couple openings that were close in proximity. Droog was by far the best suited for […]

Hanging out at the media preview of 400 Years Later, CITE Goes Dutch. Stuff around ICFF

If you’re a fan of design it’s really hard not to luv the Dutch. This morning I got to walk around and view a lot of design pieces that until […]

My Creative Mornings talk about Agile Design

5/8 Michael Surtees from CreativeMornings on Vimeo. surtees_agilededesign surtees_agilededesign Michael Surtees Publish at Scribd or explore others: Other Research agile design This morning Tina and the CreativeMornings team gave me […]

Diesel’s “Only The Brave” New York Launch

Last night I was the guest of friend’s Alissia Melka-Teichroew and Jan Habraken for the Diesel’s “Only The Brave” New York Launch. Alissia had her Acrylic Medal of Honor as […]

CreativeMornings with Michael Surtees of DesignNotes (Friday May 8th, 2009)

I’m excited to announce that next Friday (May 8th, 2009) I’ll be presenting at CreativeMornings. I’ll be talking about a design process that’s known in software development but is starting […]

AIGA NY: Stories from the Front

Last night I headed off the island to see AIGA NY’s Stories From The Front: My Dog and Pony. The event was billed as as a showcase of five designer’s […]

Pecha Kucha NY #6

Last night I headed over to Le Poisson Rouge to see Pecha Kucha NY #6. This was my third PKNY event that I’ve been to and it was by far […]

Quotes from Shepard Fairey at Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

A couple nights ago I went to hear Shepard Fairey, Lawrence Lessig and Steven Johnson speak at Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. I had pretty […]

REDUX: Nightlife @ Daylife: Jeff Jarvis and “What Would Google Do?

WWGD? – The PowerPoint View more presentations from jeffjarvis. (tags: buzzmachine business) Last Thursday we at Daylife presented Jeff Jarvis talking about his new book What Would Google Do? We […]

Screen view and other observations from the SVA MFA Interaction Design Lecture Series last night

(Left Image: North View) (Right Image: South View) Last night (Wednesday Jan. 14th, 2009) I took in the third in a series of SVA MFA Interaction Design Lecture’s. The previous […]

Nightlife @ Daylife: Jeff Jarvis and “What Would Google Do?

I thought I would pass on this info just in case you haven’t seen this event via me or anyone else that works at Daylife in Facebook. I’m kind of […]

Creative Mornings: Zach Klein and Casey Pugh Notes & Video

12/12/08 Zach Klein and Casey Pugh on Physical Computing from CreativeMornings on Vimeo. “I was seeking the thrill of learning something new” and so the ten minute talk (it was […]

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