Found: Digital art goodies

by Steve Douglas on September 29, 2014

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Design contest infographic: by their numbers

by Steve Douglas on September 29, 2014

99designs design contests by their numbers [read more…]

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HBO’s True Detective opening credits

by Steve Douglas on February 25, 2014


Fave Tee Vee show at the moment has to be HBO’s True Detective, a great film noir series now unspooling every Sunday night. Not going to get into the show’s masterful use of alternate timelines, symbology and references to obscure horror novels – those subjects are being discussed, at great length, on many forums, blogs and newsgroups on the web. The opening credits are stunning though, and worthy of a blog post of their own. So here you go.

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When Ms. Fraud comes knocking

January 5, 2014

A 4000 word, $70,000+ case study in devastating employee fraud. How it happens. How it affects. And how to avoid it. Let’s begin at the beginning. A really nice woman, we’ll call her N., had been my admin for years. I thought of her as my friend. Still do. She handled my accounts payable and [...]

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The Logo Mechanics

November 6, 2011

New site launch After much midnight oil burning, hand wringing and gnashing of teeth, Funkenhammer and I just launched a new site this weekend and I figured here’s as good a place as any to announce it. The Logo Mechanics is a ‘love child’ site of The Logo Factory dealing with logo repair (as opposed [...]

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Personal branding

November 6, 2011

Is personal branding a worthwhile endeavor, or an embarrassing exercise in ego gratification? A look at personal branding in the age of social media. As Creative Director of The Logo Factory, my ‘brand’ is inextricably linked to that of my company. Has been since day one. I live and breath the work we do at [...]

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Changes

May 14, 2011
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Motorcycle trip

May 14, 2011

A little motorcycle trip around the Forks of the Credit. Filmed this using a Go Pro HD Hero camera affixed to my helmet. I must have looked like a tool, but the results are pretty sweet.

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The Fallout Club: Wonderlust

October 2, 2010

Awesome track from 1981. The Fallout Club was formed by Irish singer Trevor Herion, the experimental drummer Paul Simon, a young Thomas Dolby on keyboards and bassist Matthew Seligman. Herion and Simon formed the band shortly after the demise of their previous group, The Civilians,. Dolby was formerly in The Camera Club.

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John Foxx: Underpass. Long & sinister mix

October 2, 2010

One of the classic 80s tracks – John Foxx‘s Underpass done up in a remix by Mark Reeders. Some serious Gary Numan influence going on here too.

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Video: Logopalooza 2

October 1, 2010

Just finished this little puppy at my day gig.

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Some tests

August 27, 2009

Just testing some stuff. Don’t bother reading. I mean it. Stop now. Okay, now you’ve gone too far. There’s no turning back. Might as well read to the end. And here it is.

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