by admin 12/10/2015 0 comm

Jacob’s Ladder—Assembly

I procured some interesting materials from the interiors group where I work, unfortunately the cork samples where just a few pieces short and the veneer finishes on wood backing had holes in the top that I could not remove. Too bad about the veneer pieces especially, they were lightweight yet had a good density and […]

by admin 21/03/2011 0 comm

ON Parking

This could be read as ON PARKING depending on where you are standing. When I saw this freshly painted sign it took a minute to register that there was something wrong with it. This is a good example of how repetition of material, placement and message can create a symbol that is understood without reading […]

by admin 08/03/2011 0 comm

Are You Paying Attention?

This is a sign as you leave the Burrard SkyTrain Station. I wonder how many people would notice if I were somehow able to swap out the signs and carefully kept the look the same.

by admin 17/02/2011 0 comm

So Much Tension, the Final Chapter

After some carefully timed hammering and muttered apologies to my condo neighbours I am happy to say I have finished my hierarchy word-drawer project. At the grand reveal on presentation day my classmates interacted with the piece in the way that I had hoped. Each “word-drawer” has a different level of tension applied to it. […]