design

In the book Visual Literacy by Richard Wilde, there’s an exercise that I have had our creative department – and other groups (including a group of Boy Scouts recently) – try to tackle. I hand everyone an identical page with five rows of six circles. The challenge? In three minutes, turn as many of the […]


Burberry’s latest photo shoot on NYMag.com features Emma Watson, more famously known as Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter films. Sadly, they’ve Photoshopped out one of her legs.
I guess that’s one way to make her look like she weighs less.
Personally, I’m outraged. It’s disgusting how the fashion industry is creating a false standard […]

It was a sub-freezing December evening in Brno, Czechoslovakia, 1938.  Inside an ornate theater, however, public opinion was about to heat up following the premier of composer Serge Prokofiev’s unexpected score for the famed ballet, Romeo and Juliet.
Although Romeo and Juliet is now regarded by many as Prokofiev’s finest work, soon after it’s unveiling, critical […]