UX Design

Sans Soleil By Chris Maker Is An Insightful And Revelatory Essay Film

January 28, 2015

Sans Soleil by Chris Maker is an insightful and revelatory essay film, the subway scene, in particular, resonated with me.

Autoethnography, An Autobiographical Narrative Within A Cultural Context

Autoethnography is an autobiographical narrative told within a specific cultural context giving insight into the author and their culture.

Unwanted Compulsive Behaviors Are Forming From Intrusive Technology

October 22, 2014

Unwanted compulsive behaviors are forming from intrusive technology, I see it happening to me in my life and now I’m trying to avoid them.

Modern And Colorful Website Design For A Dallas Real Estate Company

July 18, 2014

Modern and colorful website design for a Dallas based real estate company that also includes matching marketing flyers for rental properties.

Entertainment Makes Us Live Passively And Miss Out On Real Adventures

March 26, 2014

Entertainment, when consumed a lot, causes us to live our brief lives passively and give up the adventures we could have had.

Sam and Nia Rader Lip-Sync Of “Love Is An Open Door” Goes Super Viral

March 13, 2014

Sam and Nia Rader, my brother and sister-in-law, made a super viral video of them lip-syncing to Disney’s “Love Is An Open Door”!

Code Is Poetry, An Art Piece That Literally Merges Poetry And Code

December 8, 2013

Code Is Poetry is an art video of me writing code that is an actual poem, it also reveals images from my life and dreams as it’s being written

Petra Cortright The Digital Artist, A Summary Of Her Life and Work

November 11, 2013

Petra Cortright is an influential and pioneering digital artist, this is a brief summary of her life and well-known digital artwork.

I’m Still Here With Joaquin Phoenix: From Victimage to Transcendence

November 10, 2013

I’m Still Here depicts Joaquin Phoenix’s journey from victimage to transcendence and how he duped the entire mainstream media.

A Stop-Motion Animation That Enters Into The Dreams Of A Ninja Turtle

November 4, 2013

This is a stop-motion animation that explores the dreams of a toy Ninja Turtle until the dream is abruptly ended by his unexpected death.

The Walking Dead – Killer Within: Carl’s Castration Anxiety

October 13, 2013

Carl killing his mother permanently ended his castration anxiety which symbolizes some of the extreme actions people take to overcome fears

The Brothers Quay, Street Of Crocodiles Inspired Tim Burton

October 5, 2013

There are a lot of parallels between the Brothers Quay movie, Street of Crocodiles, and Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas.

Objectification of Women’s Bodies In Advertising Harms Women And Men

September 22, 2013

Objectification of women’s bodies in advertising not only harms women, it also harms men’s ability to connect with women in healthily.

New Media Art Revolves Around Technology And Collaboration

September 9, 2013

New Media Art revolves around technology, participation, and collaboration as highlighted by Mark Tribe in his new book, New Media Art.

Barefoot Heart, A Mexican-American Woman’s Journey Against Prejudices

April 28, 2013

Barefoot Heart is about Elva Treviño Hart’s life as a Mexican-American migrant farmworker during the ’50s and ’60s as a young woman.

“Life’s Better When We’re Connected” Ad Campaign by Bank of America

April 11, 2013

“Life’s better when we’re connected” ad campaign by Bank of America is a new creative campaign with some great touching commercials.

Hiroshima by John Hersey, People Who Went From Survivors to Saviors

March 31, 2013

John Hersey recounted the suffering and survival of six Japanese individuals of the atomic bomb in his book Hiroshima.

American Airlines Rebranding Successfully Modernized Their Classic Logo

March 5, 2013

American Airlines rebranding successfully modernized their famous logo into one that moves them forward without forgetting the past.

The Devil In The White City Highlights The Naiveness Of The Gilded Age

February 22, 2013

The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson is a historical account of the 1893 World’s Fair and the US’s first serial killer, H.H. Holmes.

A Lesson In Brand Loyalty, Maker’s Mark Product Change Backfires

February 19, 2013

Brand loyalty is very sensitive to product changes like the time when Marker’s Mark learned that changes can backfire when not done properly.