Category Archives: design and art musings

John and Patricia Patkau at Peter Miller Bookstore this Thursday

John and Patricia Patkau, principals of Patkau Architects based in Vancouver, BC, will be in Seattle for a talk and book signing at Peter Miller Books this Thursday, June 15th at 6pm. Wonderfully creative work with a strong Northwest flavor … Continue reading

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Paper Packaging – Quick Mock-up for LunchBox Lab

Spent a couple of hours today sketching some mock-ups for LunchBox Labs take out packaging. We’re looking at a few different layouts of course, these two are just a couple variations on one of them. The drawing represents a burger bag, … Continue reading

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Great artists steal … and then there’s fraud

I first became aware of this image appropriation flap ℅ a tweet storm yesterday and todays New York Times is running an article on it. It seems some enterprising artist launched a GoFundMe campaign to paint a community mural and then … Continue reading

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John Berger – Ways of Seeing

  ‘The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled …’ – John Berger John Berger – seminal thinker and writer about art, seeing and society has died at the age of 90. His famous little … Continue reading

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Eero Saarinen – Sculptor Architect

A documentary about the life and work of architect Eero Saarinen is available for streaming on PBS for the next few weeks. ‘Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future‘, is part of their ongoing American Masters series and deals … Continue reading

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