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November 2011

 

Elbow grease

Before After This was, and is, the kitchen in my parents’ house. It’s amazing what a little patience and some elbow grease can produce. Tip…

 

iPhone 4S

After much hullabaloo, our iPhone 4Ss finally made their way to us. One week in, and our impressions of this iPhone are: fecking radstix with…

 

Cover: Shark

…because I recently chased a shark, but mainly I think it’s ultra-cool to have a shark at the top of my blog :)

 

That time when I chased that shark…

When we visited the Perhentian Islands earlier this year, I went snorkelling and got a helluva sunburn. …and then I chased a shark.

 

Moving right along

‘Twas good while it lasted. Maybe this’d be more appropriate?

 

Footer: 03 Pixelface

 

Secret project #4

Teaser :P

 

Braveheart BraveBart

Here is a true story.1 My tennis partner Anna has gone back to New Zealand more or less until February. As I’ve been enjoying my…

 

That’s how we roll

On the weekend, we almost played a game of lawn bowls with the Malaysian national team. True story. After a successful outing with The Crew™…

 

Icon: Twitter for Mac app  v2.0

I’ve updated my original Twitter for Mac app icons. Here are the list of improvements (tap here for a visual comparison). New icons are much…

 

The Art of Pixar

I like art books. To see sketches, paintings, drawings, visual research, colourscripts, etc which inform the final film or animation makes you realise how much…

 

Nope. My chocolate.

Found this on YouTuizzle this morning. It made me actually LOL. The ad’s cut perfectly. Quick and snappy. This ad highlights the difference between the…

 
Twelve Hundred Times (cover)

Print: Twelve Hundred Times CD package

CD package for Laura‘s album Twelve Hundred Times. Melbourne-based band Laura asked me to design their latest album package. Laura’s music varies in tone and…

 

What’s with the fugly tennis shoes?

I’m in the market for some tennis shoes. Specific shoes that’ll keep my ankles stable and stop them twisting. I jumped online to see what’s…

 

Fresh lettuce @ Ben’s Independent Grocer

A new supermarket has opened up not to far from us. Ben’s Independent Grocer is sort of a hipster corner store crossed with big business.…

 

Cover: Plan C

The story so far:

 

The perfect job

In one of my several fantasy alternate universes I make furniture for a living. I design and build simple, useful, and beautiful tables, desks, chairs,…

 

Cover: Good things come to those who wait

Damn. Apparently Malaysian (and presumably other) customs are keeping their eyes out for black and grey market iPhones entering the country seeing the iPhone 4S…

 

Advertising is dead

(I’ve always wanted to write a hyperbolic headline.) Recently I met with a smart young woman from Lucideas (Lucid Ideas) to talk Art Direction, working/not…