An unfinished restoration

Unfortunately this project – a promotional brochure for a furniture restorer – died in the making… which is a real shame. I loved how it was coming along, and I respected the heck out of Marco and his amazing craftsmanship. The shop in Queens was a wonderland of tools and in-progress work. Marco is still in business, but now out in Nassau County, Long Island, instead of Queens, NY as can be seen in the copy.

As a side note, every color in the palette of this brochure was inspired by the things in Marco’s studio.

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Summer in the city

MoMath likes to celebrate the solstices with math-related events in the plaza just north of the Flatiron Building. This year I was tasked with designing a sundial (along with our Chief Educator and Associate Director as technical consultants) wherein a person would stand as the gnomon and cast a shadow telling the time of day. It became a 15′ x 15′ vinyl mat which was deployed in the plaza on the Summer Solstice for people to interact with and enjoy.

Happy summer!

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Fist customer of the day:

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People were encouraged to leave a sticker with a message on it. This was at the beginning of lunch:IMG_0754.JPG

Desktop wallpapers

Here are a few desktop wallpapers I made when I got my fourth computer. I figured I’d make them free to use for anyone who enjoys the numeral “4”.

If you like and use them, please comment or drop me a line via the “email” link to the right of the page. Thanks!

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About one of my favorite workflow services.

I was recently invited to be a guest blogger by BitTorrent to talk about their Sync application/service. And here’s the link:

http://blog.bittorrent.com/2014/04/15/sync-hacks-how-i-use-bittorrent-to-sync-my-office-and-mobile-workflow/