Category: Viscom 3

VisCom 3 :: Blog Post #5 :: Start with Why

This is a piece written for Vis Com 3 at Seattle Pacific University. We’ll be discussing the first six minutes or so of Simon Sinek’s TEDx talk, Start With Why. In Summary As designers, it’s our duty to go beyond the artifact and the what. Simon Sinek’s talk, Start with Why, does a good job… Read more »

VisCom 3 :: Blog Post#4 :: Presentations

This is a piece written for Vis Com 3 at Seattle Pacific University. We’ll be discussing Mike Monteiro’s 13 Ways Designers Screw Up Client Presentations. 13 Ways Designers Screw Up Client Presentations Mike Monteiro’s backroom style of explication is delightfully apt (and equally as acerbic) for the pragmatic subject matter he covers. Several of his… Read more »

VisCom 3 :: Post #3 :: Vexillology

This is a piece written for Vis Com 3 at Seattle Pacific University. I was pleased to find out that we would be watching and writing about a video discussing vexillology, which actually holds a special place in my heart. Flag design lumps culture, design, sociology, and psychology into a big tasty pot that makes… Read more »

VisCom 3 :: Post#2 :: AIGA Design Conference

This is a piece written for Vis Com 3 at Seattle Pacific University. TheĀ AIGA Design Conference just concluded in New Orleans. A tour-de-force of designers and thinkers, the Design ConferenceĀ sets a watermark for design leadership in the US and internationally. After getting to take a look at the conference materials provided to the attendees, I… Read more »

Viscom 3 :: Post #1 :: Tedco Entrepreneur Expo

This is a piece written for Vis Com 3 at Seattle Pacific University.   Designing for a conference is a unique challenge. The identity and design that constitutes the look of a isolated, several-days-long event is somewhere in the middle of identity, branding, marketing, and a viral outbreak that you can hopefully steer towards interested… Read more »