FORMulator {mfa thesis project 2013}

FORMulator {mfa thesis project 2013}

An ergonomic live performance tool for visual artists enabling gestural control of generative, audio-reactive music visualizations. FORMulator is a hardware+software system for generating and performing with live audio-reactive music visualizations. Designed as a tool for visual artists working with live bands it enables its user to create and control generative...
Build-an-Eye Workshop

Build-an-Eye Workshop

The Build-An-Eye workshop enables participants to explore and create a analog + digital model of the retina, demonstrating connections between our microscopic internal biological systems and human designed technologies. Initiated through Parsons, the New School for Design it is part of the gadITERATION project which is “a series of hands-on,...
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Mobile Web

Mobile Web

Freelance mobile front end work for Hip Cricket working with Johnson & Johnson, Mattel & Cold Eeze. Site maps, wireframing, UX, graphic icons and producing comps for development. All projects feature responsive mobile design.
the Future of Orchestral Garments

the Future of Orchestral Garments

Live Data Visualization collaboration with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Mannes School of Music and Parson’s Fashionable Technology. Project Title: Motion+Impact concept statement: a platform for capturing and examining the data from the physical movements of an orchestral percussionist’s performance. I designed and developed a pair of wireless, sensor embedded gloves to visualize and capture data...
Amorphous Forms

Amorphous Forms

Amorphous Morphology is an ongoing project designed to model, map, and study the emergent visual forms complex systems create. It is an attempt to discover some gestalt principles and visual clues in complex systems. The approach is similar to Wolfram’s study of visual patterns in cellular automata; but seeks to find similarities by comparative analysis...
Print Design + Prints

Print Design + Prints

Creating effective and engaging print design is about bringing focus and clarity to a brand or piece of information. I am expertly trained and highly experienced in this area with a diverse skill set including typography, layout, illustration, photography and printing in analog and digital methods. I designed and printed all of the screen print...
get.time

get.time

Physical Computing Final Project (for Parsons MFA Design+Technology: Design Brief: Use the Real Time Clock in a device you would personally use. Solution: get.time is a smart timer for shared spaces that uses a simple button press to capture and visualize the time in between actions. The device will mount to a surface and display...
Big Bang: Visual Music Collab

Big Bang: Visual Music Collab

First iteration of an experimental collaborative project with Jovan Johnson for Parsons Visual Music Studio & The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. The piece is designed to be a collabrative improvisational performance for both musician and visualist. The performers create the piece in real-time. Jovan plays and arranges audio loops and I manipulate...
Retinal Prosthesis

Retinal Prosthesis

Illustration and information design for seminal paper on retinal prosthesis. In other words, yes we’ve figured out how to hook a camera directly to your brain. Worked with Ashish Kishore Ahuja & Matthew R. Behrend to develop key illustrations and information design elements including scientifically accurate distillations of basic retinal circuitry and the information graphic...
type.revolution

type.revolution

Concept: A covert type education object. Learn about typographic forms through tactile and visual amplification. First project for Parsons Design+Technology MFA. type.revolution is a series of tactile type structures derived from the lowercase letter F. The letterform is revolved around it’s self 360 degrees on the y-axis in order to create an amplified and seamless...
Motion

Motion

My experience ranges from creating hand drawn animations to digital motion graphics to interactive installations produced with coding and electronics. A successful piece of motion design clearly communicates information or elicits an emotional response from the audience. Perhaps the most time intensive of all graphic design activities, it also carries with it an enormous capacity...
MATTERIAL

MATTERIAL

Design, development and production of tools made “for designers by designers.”. I worked on the MATTERIAL line at MATTER from it’s inception and for 5 years creating and refining ideas and products. This included product design, packaging, branding and marketing.
Visual Identities

Visual Identities

My process of design in identity and branding is rooted deeply in research and strategy. Each solution fits the needs unique to each client. The process is always personal and specific, and the approach is one that creates for the client a lasting identity that is a focused around a simple set of essential truths....
Web

Web

My web design experience covers HTML, CSS, site maps, wireframing, WordPress, mobile, responsive web and some light JS. I have been making websites in one way or another for almost 15 years now and I am primarily a front end designer with a deep understanding of the development process and ability to work with almost...