Forget Me (not)

My dad, Harry O. Nawroth, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in the final years of his life. He lost his fight last year on this date at the age of 83. Some days he had good days, some days not so good. But deep down inside, my dad was in there. I’m glad that he’s … Read more Forget Me (not)

Japan Earthquake Poster – Please Help!

I’m sure you’ve heard about the devastating earthquake that hit Japan on Friday. I’m not quite sure why, but I’ve always had an interest and fascination with Japan and its rich culture. I would love to travel there one day after this disaster has passed. Feeling helpless just listening to the news about the quake, … Read more Japan Earthquake Poster – Please Help!

Say Something Poster Project

I was invited to participate in the Say Something Poster Project. Jason, one of the project founders, liked my work on the Haiti Poster Project and asked me to join in this new endeavor. This poster project gives designers the chance to “say something to inspire, motivate, and educate teenage kids.” Phase one would include … Read more Say Something Poster Project

Even A 3 Year Old Knows Branding

As a designer, I do my best to make sure that the solutions I develop for my clients are appropriate and meaningful to their target audience in order to help them sell their wares or services. For the most part, I believe that it’s not evil, however when even a 3 year old makes judgements … Read more Even A 3 Year Old Knows Branding

Theory Thursday: Urban Farming

National Geographic had an interesting article in a recent issue talking about how some urban centers are transforming their rooftops into green rooftops and the positive environmental impact this might have. You can read the article here. While reading this article, a thought occurred to me regarding farming and how I had also recently read … Read more Theory Thursday: Urban Farming

Cool Ink Initiative Prints Help Raise Money for Good Cause!

My buddy Keith from the HOW Design Forum makes hand screened prints for a good cause over at The Ink Initiative had a sale in early July on his limited edition, hand screened prints. The best part? The money from the sale of the prints goes to help out a great cause: “The concept is … Read more Cool Ink Initiative Prints Help Raise Money for Good Cause!

Design for Good: Everyone Deserves A Roof

I’m starting off 2009 with a story from the folks over at Mental Floss on someone who’s designed a product for the greater good. Here’s someone who’s designing a practical way to help the homeless: EDAR (Everyone Deserves A Roof) it’s a military-grade one-person shelter for homeless people who don’t want to stay at a … Read more Design for Good: Everyone Deserves A Roof