Hozhó Diagram

Navajo planning principals follow the concept of “hozhó,” which involves restoring beauty, harmony, and balance in life. This diagram for Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community School in Bloomfield, New Mexico, attempts to convey those Diné society founding principles in a graphical form. The

Shoddy Stylus

Many of the Wacom drawing pens I’ve used over the years have failed in the same way, gradually developing a stress fracture within the plastic barrel. When that crack widens, the stylus’s internal circuit board can slip out of place

ARC 40th Anniversary Logo

ARC 40th Anniversary Logo

Here are some design concepts to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Architectural Research Consultants, Incorporated. The logo’s bluish rectangle containing lowercase lettering has remained unchanged since 1976. This circular design uses a hierarchy of layer styles (defined in Illustrator’s Appearance palette) to mimic bevels


Wrinkly feline project constructed using Pixologic ZBrush 4 and The Foundry modo 701 in 2013: (The human-headed, lion-limbed, mythological desert beast fond of riddles is a Sphinx. The kind that meows is probably a Sphynx.) Originating as a sphere in ZBrush, the kitty model grew increasingly detailed

SNL Foundation Diagram

Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) is one of the world’s leading nuclear and energy research facilities.  This 2014 ARC diagram was part of SNL’s Five-Year Facilities and Infrastructure Plan (FY 2015-2019), and attempted to visually describe the labs’ organizational framework. Cleaner, simpler quasi-isometric


In the 1990s, playing full-screen digital video often required specialized computer hardware. One such solution was a PCI card called miroMOTION DC20, which supported video capture, editing, and playback at a pixel resolution of 640 x 480 at a smooth