Owen Jones (1809-1874) wrote down 37 propositions in his book The grammar of ornament. He called them: "GENERAL PRINCIPLES IN THE ARRANGEMENT OF FORM AND COLOUR, IN ARCHITECTURE AND THE DECORATIVE ARTS (...)" So here are some of these principles which I think are still relevant: Proposition 2. Architecture is the material expression of the... Continue Reading →
Today I'm gonna talk about the Pareto principle (= 80/20 rule = the law of the vital few). The principle is named after Vilfredo Pareto, who stated that 80% of Italy was controlled by only 20% of its population. What is it and how to apply The law of the vital few is best interpreted... Continue Reading →
A project I'm currently working on, what do you think? Really, any interpretation or feedback is welcome! - M Made in Autodesk SketchBook with a wacom intuos pro. Here you can find more about this challenge, and here you can see doodle #001.
Mischief is sketching, drawing & painting software. Key features are the infinite canvas and the 'window opacity' option. This tool is great for sketching an existing object, to iterate, to sketch while watching your favourite series.... The free version has all of the essential tools, but you can also buy the full experience for just... Continue Reading →
This is my favorite doodle of last week. The best part of organic drawings: you can't mess up a line! I explain here what this doodle challenge is about.
Hi everyone! I made some sketches with ideas for a logo, and I thought I'd get the most feedback on here. So please, tell me what you think!? These are just sketches, once you guys choose one I'll redraw the logo (paper or digital) with your ideas and improvements in mind. Thanks for your feedback! ... Continue Reading →