We’re BAD.

May 12, 2015Projects

Noumenon Designs has been a motorcycle. A one man vehicle.  Martin Nibali has been doing freelance design under this name since 1997.  In August, “we” plan to put the final brass brad in the upholstery in our new hot rod.  We’ve been retooling through the Maryland Institute College of Art’s Business of Art and Design Masters … Read More

Do it yourself design

May 8, 2012ideas, offset printing, Projects, web

You don’t need a photographer, you’ve got instagram on your phone. Time was, you needed specialists to do things like crop your photos and build banners for your website.  Software is expensive, processing power used to be, and Photoshop was once a head scratcher for most people.  These days you can’t find a resume that … Read More

Howard Theatre Rebirth

April 9, 2012Events, Partners, Places, Projects

Genuinely excited about the relaunch of the Howard Theatre in DC.  The official ribbon cutting is today.  The facade is beautiful in all its 1910 glory, but the inside is thoroughly modern.  The place that originated Amateur Night before the Apollo made it famous.  Wale plays tonight, but we are all really excited around here … Read More

Rereading Media Visionaries

March 13, 2012ideas, Projects

I was introduced to Marshall McLuhan’s writings in college at Marymount Manhattan, and I was an art student trying to bridge the gap to technology: threading words into paint, editing video in a very early Adobe Premier, projecting slides over wireframe sculpture.  I think New York does that to you.  The synaesthesia effect.  So many … Read More