Old-School Dark Color Palette: Sportomatic

Inspiration Cruising through designspiration.net I found an old poster of a Porsche 911 “Sportomatic” at the Nurburgring in 1967. I was drawn to the green monochrome photo and the overall color scheme. The green and orange reminded me of old video game cartridge labels. The Porsche poster’s dark background and muted colors are a theme I’ve…More

Fitts Architects Website Design Process

Fitts Architects in Tuscaloosa, Alabama hired me to redesign and rebuild their website. Here is the story behind the project and the process we went through to polish their brand on the internet. Respect at first sight In college I lived within 100 yards of the Fitts Architects office. Every time I drove by I…More

3 Free Desktop Wallpaper Backgrounds of Flowers

This month’s freebie is a collection of 3 elegant desktop wallpapers featuring flowers. They can also be used as Twitter backgrounds. These photos were taken by me during the spring and summer a few years ago. They are the most popular photos on my fickr stream. Feel free to download them for personal use. If…More

Free Desktop Wallpaper Background: Black Boxes

My latest free desktop wallpaper design is an arrangement of dark gray blocks on a black background similar in layout to Piet Mondrian‘s Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow, that he painted in 1930. I’m not saying its as revolutionary as his painting, only that it shares the same balance of visual weight. If…More

The Mazda Furai explodes my face.

The Mazda Furai is a beautifully designed piece of machinery that will melt your face. The swooping curves built into the exterior, the lighting in the grill, and the overall shape of the car shocked me when I first saw it in TopGear magazine. Whatever your style, you have to appreciate this design’s extravagance.More