A great entry for the writing series from http://cultureprn.tumblr.com/post/9176218270/thought-verbs-by-chuck-palahniuk THOUGHT VERBS BY CHUCK PALAHNIUK A friend in my writing group passed this along to me. A bible of sorts for aspiring writers:?? In six seconds, you’ll hate me.?But in six months, you’ll be ...Read More


The first in a series, as the title may suggest. I've got a script in the vault at the Academy somewhere where they keep those things. In retrospect, I think I submitted it prematurely, but it was the culmination of ...Read More


Blackletter and beyond; five minute Youtube video, here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=wOgIkxAfJsk Read More

From Trendwatch comes a list of 10 trends to watch in the coming year (click for full list), presented here in outline form: BUSINESS AS UNUSUAL Forget the recession: the societal changes that will dominate 2010 were set in motion way before ...Read More

>A new web site that us here at emoeba design created for new client Capsule Project. I think it came out really nicely. We're phasing in additional products and features for this designer of modern memorial urns and keepsakes—including ...Read More

I have fallen down on the job of maintaining this blog. If not for my faceless readership—assuming they exist—then for myself. I extend my busy summer schedule as a feeble, hackneyed excuse. I'll try to do better. Read More

A Google search for vector art turns up an amazing array of talented artists submitting their work to the world wide web. Fine tuning the search directs one to free downloads of these and other works, plug-ins for custom brushes, ...Read More


An upcoming RFP opportunity has me thinking about packaging a great deal (or a greater deal, at least) lately. When that happens, there's only one thing to do: aim my laser-like focus on The Dieline. The cool thing about The Dieline ...Read More


Trendwatching is a pleasurable pastime for some, and a very serious science for others. Trendwatching.com  takes the latter and—through a thoughtful combination of skillful writing and editing—makes it the former; win/win. Also a win for businesses, marketing and brand consultants (like ...Read More

Two different directions in website design for a industrial designer friend of mine. I thought I'd throw them up here because I haven't posted in a while, and in case I get hit by a streetcar before I get a ...Read More