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The Future of Interaction Design Stalls at Not Being Able to Log In: well at least for me that is

A couple of weeks ago I came across a presentation from Adobe titled The Future of Interaction Design with Hugh Dubberly and Jodi Forlizzi. The event was described as follows: […]

Pecha Kucha New York

Just heard about Pecha Kucha New York, which is like a speed design talk. They describe it like this: each presenter is allowed 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds […]

Likemind Six Recap

Just got back from Likemind held at sNice in New York. Like all the events that I’ve been to with this Likemind, the mix of people were friendly and had […]

D&AD Global Awards 2007

I just received a friendly hello from Ruth at D&AD mentioning that they’ve extended their deadline for the D&AD Global Awards 2007 to Wednesday, 17th January. If you don’t have […]

Where did Design in Canada go?

I haven’t heard much about the design scene in Canada since the move, so I’m happy to mention that if you’re in Edmonton Saturday, February 10, 2007 there’s only one […]

What was 11 Spring Street

The simple question would be was it worth it? You have the option to do anything you want on a Saturday in New York and you decide to stand in […]

Renegade SawRority Party

There were whips, paddles, a suitcase full of money, dance revolution, twister and the opportunity to smear your rear! All of this combined to make the annual Renegade party which […]


, originally uploaded by sueanddanny. Yes, even Canadian’s in the USA celebrate this holiday, especially this one considering I haven’t been on a break since the big move. Happy hunting […]

Massimo Vignelli Talk

Finally, a design talk where I can say that I left afterwards with a smile. If anyone is wondering who they should invite for their next big talk – put […]

Stuff Happens

It almost seems inevitable that I’ll go to a design event/thing, and the next day some one comes up to me and asks why I didn’t tell them about what’s […]

adc young guns

NYC is funny w/ time. Some days time flies so quickly and other times it just stops. Last night was one of those nights where I thought I was at […]

adc young guns

NYC is funny w/ time. Some days time flies so quickly and other times it just stops. Last night was one of those nights where I thought I was at […]

Learning to Spectacle

Tonight’s design lecture was sponsored by the Architectural League and the Municipal Art Society. I came into the talk tonight without knowing much about the new book Spectacle by David […]

Me at the World Graphic Design Foosball Championship 2006 (WGDFC)

WGDFC 2006 was a great way to end a busy week. Foosball, beer, designers and some friendly competition. Organized by the office of paul sahre and the studios of karlssonwilker […]

D&AD Print & Editorial Forum in NYC

Left to Right: Chris Dixon – Art Director, New York Magazine NY, Peter Buchanan-Smith – Creative Director, Paper Magazine NY, Chair – Jeremy Leslie – Group Creative Director, John Brown […]

Sadly no photos

Last night Unbeige through a pretty good party in New York. People seemed friendly and I thought I recognized a face or two. Sadly I loaned my camera to a […]

Jeffrey Zeldman talk w/ AIGA NY

Before design talks I like to ask myself a number of questions so I can be a more active listener. Naturally the questions change depending on who’s talking and what […]

Virgin Galactic

I snapped this image at Wired’s Nextfest over the weekend in NYC. You can check out more about Virgin Galactic at http://www.virgingalactic.com/

Burnt Toast?

Before I go into my thoughts about the AIGA NY’s Your AD Here talk, I want to make clear that the criticism is not directed to those that organized the […]

One more thing about Designism

A friend sent me an e-mail over the weekend in response to some other comments that were posted on my Designism picture from Flickr… There has been bad work by […]

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