Augmented Reality is defined as “…an interactive experience of a real-world environment where the objects that reside in the real world are enhanced by computer-generated perceptual information, sometimes across multiple sensory modalities, including visual, auditory, haptic, somatosensory and olfactory.” The banal explanation is AR focuses on taking the power and connectivity of the internet with… Continue reading Augmented Reality the Future of Art & Design?
Awesome Sauce Flash Cards Awesome Sauce is a new project I started to make Web Design more accessible to young people. It’s a small part of my overall initiative to create a series of STEM-related materials. My hope is that these can be used in classrooms with limited computers by giving packs away to elementary… Continue reading Awesome Sauce Flash Cards
I didn’t start smoking weed until I was in my early 20’s but my love affair with cannabis culture didn’t start until I visited Amsterdam, the weed heads Mecca. I first visited Holland on a trip with my good friends and fellow artist Rah Crawford as he was preparing for a show with Apart Media… Continue reading Wakenbake™ Cannabis Cafe: Case Study part 1
Welcome the first in my weekly comic series about visual design and web development. My inspiration of course here is Mr. Fred Rogers and his eternally inspirational show done with a wink and a nod. Design Note: I always begin a strip working in Manga Studio EX (now ClipArt Studio). I think it has way better flexibility for illustration than the Adobe Tools.… Continue reading A new Webcomic series that teaches marketing and design.
One of my early exposures to graphic design was via the vinyl record collections of my mother, uncle, and aunt. It was here I was swept up in the visceral nature of holding a square of exquisite illustration and typography that always had a slightly sweet and musty smell. The conventional wisdom is that in… Continue reading Reid Miles – American Graphic Designer
Here are some tips that I picked up over the years on what makes a good presentation great. With most things in media, the most effective way to communicate is to tell a story.