Last month I documented a strenuous full body life cast. If you’re unfamiliar with lifecasting you should check out what happened when we did a head cast of Kara, our marketing manager.
This project involved two full-body lifecasts for the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Here are some photos and screencaps from an upcoming video. Read the rest of this entry »
A literal back door, not the programming equivalent.
When you’re designing do you spend much time thinking about how the client will access and service components? We recently had a client stop by our shop who we had worked with on many projects together. We walked around the shop showing him all the projects we had in progress. Read the rest of this entry »
“Praxis,” meaning: “theory in action.”
In other words, “putting your money where your mouth is.”
In school, I spent a good chunk of time becoming well-acquainted with the theory of constitutive rhetoric – basically, it’s a communicative strategy that goes beyond persuasion to motivate people to do something, whether it is to join a cause, vote a certain way, buy a product, etc.. I came to this out of my deep interest in geography, maps, and the cultural implications of both. In most cases, borders are nothing more than arbitrary, invisible lines on paper that act to delineate people and property into their established space. But what does constitutive rhetoric have to do with maps? I have argued that while boundaries may separate, they may also serve to unite; to construct community. After all, those who reside within borders have a common interest in the health and vitality of that space, and who better to protect those interests than those who live them? Read the rest of this entry »
It’s been a long time since we’ve had a Meet the Staff Monday, but with three new faces, we thought this was a great opportunity! Please welcome Kate, Molly, and Matthew! Read the rest of this entry »