Ralph McQuarrie: Star Wars Visual Origins

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  Who is Ralph McQuarrie? Ralph Angus McQuarrie was an American conceptual designer and illustrator. His career included work on the original Star Wars trilogy, the original Battlestar Galactica TV series, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. McQuarrie designed many of the film’s characters, including Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO and drew many concepts for the film’s sets. It was McQuarrie who suggested that Vader wear … Read More

How to Become A Good Leader

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The folks over at the Harvard Business Review wrote a pretty good article on what is needed for poor leaders to improve into good leaders. 9 traits were discussed that could make any poor leader into a better one. The Nine Things  you can do to be a better leader: Improving Communication Skills Share Knowledge Encourage Others To Do More … Read More

Oxford Dictionaries Emojis and What It All Means

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Oxford Add’s Emoji? Thats right… Oxford Dictionary has begun adding Emoji’s to their word of the year roster. I don’t think its a bad thing since it has been a trending way for people to communicate for the last 10 years. With the evolution of the internet and the increasing (albeit mandatory) smartphone use, people from all over have been using … Read More

k1x with Sierra Leone

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This an awesome execution of traditional meets modern identity.  This project is related to Sierra Leone. The German basketball brand k1x released a limited edition pack, which comes in 22 different colour styles which were limited to 15 pairs per style worldwide. The materials used on the shoes are actually from Sierra Leone and are original African ankara fabrics. Apparently the proceeds of each of these … Read More

Welcome to my new site!

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Hello everyone.  Welcome to my new site! It is about time my portfolio website and branding had a face lift. I am really pleased with the results. I hope you are. If you are reading this, I would love to receive feedback to improve the site. For now, I’m still making adjustments. Until I make another blog post keep up with … Read More