February 13, 2017

Zoom Zoom Design

Public transportation structures should employ Zoom Zoom Design. They should also create a sense of drama, excitement and motion. This design does all of that. The London-based […]
February 1, 2017

The dark side of Budweiser

Our work for Budweiser and their brands is has always been very upbeat. For this year’s super bowl, the iconic brand is going to the dark side to […]
January 26, 2017

A Better Restaurant Design

So this post is about a better restaurant design than this one was, These designers clearly had a concept and a post of view. We might, and […]
January 24, 2017

When a Design Concept goes South

We strongly promote the need for a Design Concept, especially when expressed as a metaphor. This is certainly true in entertainment, but it’s generally true in all […]
January 19, 2017

The Garden of Allah

We’re currently reading a delightful series of semi-historical novels by Martin Turnbull that take place in and around The Garden of Allah Hotel in old Hollywood. […]
January 10, 2017

A Niemeyer Rides Again!

Loyal readers know that we’re huge fans of Brazilian Architect and Design Oscar Niemeyer. So, obviously, we were thrilled to read that his iconic Hotel Nacional will […]
January 6, 2017

Design for Comedy

Design for Comedy that features a music legend. For the past few weeks and months, we’ve been collaborating on a television series that will feature comedic […]
January 4, 2017

Design requires Iterations

Every design evolves. Evolution requires Iteration. Even a brilliant idea doesn’t go immediately from the head to the hand to a physical reality. Some ideas create […]
December 24, 2016

Noon Eastern Time Christmas Day – Don’t Touch That Dial!

Well, if your channel isn’t set to WCBS-TV New York’s Channel 2, then by all means get up and flip the dial, grab the clicker, or […]
September 16, 2016

Vectorworks 2017

Vectorworks 2017 was released on Wednesday and it is already being hailed from far and wide and the best new release of the powerfu; design software […]
September 8, 2016
The Other F Word

The Other F Word. Stream It Now!

If you weren’t lucky enough to attend one of last week’s screenings, or it you haven’t streamed The Other F Word yet, stream it now. If you […]
August 10, 2016

NYMF Award Design

For the 2016 season, NYMF (The New York Musical Festival) Board Member Hugh Hayes commissioned us to work with him, Executive Director & Producer Dan Markley, and Director of […]
January 6, 2017

Design for Comedy

Design for Comedy that features a music legend. For the past few weeks and months, we’ve been collaborating on a television series that will feature comedic […]
March 15, 2016

Ken Adam, Production Designer

Sir Ken Adam had a magical, inspiring career and a long run when he died last week at age 95. He remains best known for his work on […]
January 8, 2016
Snow White

Unbuilt Architecture, it’s like concept art

Architects? Artists? Concept Artists? They could be creating matte paintings for films. They label themselves as Mir is a creative studio that specializes in portraying unbuilt architecture. However that might […]
September 24, 2015

Depth of Field in Vectorworks 2016

There are a slew of new rendering features in Vectorworks 2016. Of course Vectorworks and Cinema 4D are related apps, so it is logical to see […]
May 18, 2015

Mad Men at the MOMI

Another terrific post from Manhattan Wardrobe Supply – one of my favorite places, it’s like an art supply store and a hardware store for fashion/beauty/wardrobe people […]
April 20, 2015

A Quintessential Silent Movie Star Home

Thanks to Decaying Hollywood Mansions, I discovered an intriguing star from the silent movie era and a wonderful representation of old Hollywood glamour. This great old […]
February 5, 2015

Film is not dead

Apparently the rumors of film’s demise have been premature. Now, is it still possible to have exposed film processed? According to The Guardian, Kodak, has agreements from Disney, […]
January 8, 2015

Surf Tiki meets Urban Cowboy

Every project has ideas that don’t make the final cut, they get saved in the designer’s mind for another day. Sometimes, when there is a holiday […]
September 29, 2014

Decay or Design?

Thanks to Edward Dezuzio for pointing us in this direction… Photographer Patrycja Makowska, not to be confused with the singer of the same name, gives enigmatic […]
August 4, 2014

Steve Austin, astronaut. A man barely alive. We can rebuild him.

From Boing Boing  Rumour has it that Mark Wahlberg is in talks to star in a film remake of the mid 70’s The Six Million Dollar […]
May 5, 2014

Oscar Nominated Films as Lego Posters

Here’s a little something to make your Monday more bearable. From Trendland Yahoo Movies collaborated with illustration and graphic poster design artist, Old Red Jalopy, to […]
January 30, 2014

Soylent Green is Balsa Wood

From the fine folks at Boing Boing   Yeah Prop Department! This can of Soylent Green and cracker sold for $2,250 at auction in November. The […]