Everything I've written

Apr 29

Sketch AppleWatch, Watchkit Icons

A simple template for creating and exporting Icons from Sketch in the proper sizes needed for your watch app in Xcode. It does not include the iOS app icons (for your phone homescreen).

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Apr 23

 WatchKit to Parse Tutorial - Part two︎ coming soon

In this second half of the tutorial, we’ll concentrate on pulling down data from Parse, and displaying the emoji’s that we sent up to parse in part one on the phone app, and watch app with...

Apr 22

 WatchKit to Parse Tutorial - Part one

This was an interesting learning curve for me, and figuring out the Async/ sync characteristics of openParentApplication() in watch kit had me stumped for a bit. I hope to demystify, and simplify opening the parent application from the ...

Apr 18

 Apple Watch & WatchKit⌚︎

Designing Apple Watch apps, and developing them with the current WatchKit, for the initial release of the watch is both extremely exciting and frustrating. On one hand (pun!) we have a new piece of hardware with fun sensors and possibil...

Mar 24

SVG vs. PNG vs. JPEG

This is a simple experiement that takes a look at the performance (quality/size) of flat, jpg & png images vs SVG’s. In this case, SVG’s are inline. Flat images are exported from illustrator, Save for we...

Feb 28

Writing CSS animations, cleanly

Reimagining my workflow is something I am constantly doing by experimenting with new techniques, tools, etc. Lately I’ve been writing my CSS animations in a couple of different ways, and I just want to quickly share the method I’ve ...

Jan 23

Bourbon/ Sass Workflow with Shopify

I’ve been working on my own Shopify scaffold/ base theme and I wanted to be able to use Bourbon + Neat as the main structure. If you’re familiar with Shopify, then you know that you cannot use Sass wi...

Jan 12

Winter Reading List

There are a ton of books out there on front end web design, and in 2014 alone, there has been a number of new publications on the topic. To start off 2015 on a positive note, the following are some short, simple reads with great message...

Dec 30

Trackwalk

Trackwalk is an experimental, interactive walk around a racetrack. As a racer, I find it very helpful and even necessary to walk around a track that I will be racing on. It occured to me that walking on the ground that motorcycles and c...

Nov 30

Pedal California

Pedal California is an immersive installation art piece that transforms the meaning of endurance art. It takes an art form that is generally thought as to strictly performative and makes it interactive. Viewers become participants in pr...

Nov 30

Frontend frameworks

With the ever advancing web, I find myself trying to stay on top of the latest and greatest html/ css frameworks. Whether is is highly popular, or underground punk rock, I’m constantly looking for the next framework for my future proj...

Oct 16

Inspiration comes from...

No idea really just pops into ones head, and the idea for Pedal California was no exception. It took a lot of refinement and research to conceptualize the project. I started with a fragment of an idea that really stemmed from m...

Sep 03

Funded by Kickstarter!

I hope if you’re reading this, you’re as inspired as I am to use crowd funding to push your art career forward!

First, I’d like to thank all of the backers of my Pedal California Kickstarter and everyone who has...

Jul 28

Swatch Watch - Time-lapse

The first simple test for the recording of Pedal California, is a baseline to determine how the GoPro handles being plugged into the 20000mah Anker Battery. first a GoPro...

Jul 03

Project Overview

This project, Pedal California is an immersive interactive installation. The participant will experience a real time journey through California on a bicycle. The bicycle & the rider will be visually surrounded by a digital ...

May 01

Fireflies

Fireflies combines a physical interface, in the form of a glass jar with a crank handle and a digital environment. Inside of the glass jar are 21 small, yellow LED lights to represent fireflies. As the user cranks the handle on the top ...