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computational art design

Squares Grid

Experiments in repeating squares in various rotation. Made with Python in drawbot. These viewports are only showing a portion of the whole artwork. I will look into showcasing the whole repeating patterns in some shape or form.

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a8c design motion graphics

WordPress 3D logo study

Did some explorations in Cinema 4D to get a feel and to push our visual language.

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a8c design motion graphics

WordPress 5.0

In celebration of the new WordPress 5.0 release, I’m giving my site a new look! It’s using the latest and greatest Gutenberg-ready theme — Twenty Nineteen, designed by my talented Automattic co-workers and friends, Allan Cole and Kjell Reigstad. Pretty sleek! I am loving the flexibility of the block editor, and just how intuitive it is […]

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a8c design

Computer, do my design work.

This is a piece I first wrote for Automattic’s Design Voice blog about the future of design and marketing: Imagine you step into your car for your morning commute, then the car starts driving itself. You realize you need to make a stop at the cell phone store, so you tell your car. You walk […]

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a8c design

Lessons from Hong Kong

Originally posted on AUTOMATTIC DESIGN (VOICE RIP):
I grew up in Hong Kong and have since moved to America during my last year of high school. After spending half of my life in America, I’ve realized it has made me very US-centric when it comes to designing for our customers. But after spending a month…

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design Works

Playing in C4D

Experimenting in C4D and multipass compositing. Got some cool results with lofting some weird bezier curves and cloning them. Finished it off by rendering multiple passes off to Photoshop. Got some depth blurs and color correction in there.

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design motion graphics

Chronos | Art + Video

This is too cool. Great technique with the dance movement.

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design tech

Next Gen TV Viewing

I was reading about the new boxee tv box on the Verge and it really got me thinking. I think the boxee is a cool idea with the “Free TV” antenna and cloud DVR features. However, with the emergence of broadband, there is still yet a technological breakthrough in the TV viewing experience: Sure, there […]

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design food Works

The Sycamore Kitchen Cards!

So excited to see the Sycamore Kitchen business card I designed printed! It’s awesome to see the logo on the signage and packaging throughout the restaurant as well. I worked with Karen Hatfield to develop a new brand identity and business cards for her latest restaurant concept – The Sycamore Kitchen. It’s a casual restaurant […]

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design food

Porchetta Sandwich from Roli Roti

Roli Roti at the SF Ferry Building farmers’ Market These Porchetta Sandwiches are so good. They’re crispy, fatty, and so finger-lickingly good. Don’t be discouraged by the long line, it moves fast and is definitely worth it. Please go get some if you’re in the Bay Area. Schedule: http://www.roliroti.com/markets/intro B