Not So Slack Line

Local surfer on Gilli Air practices his balance on a Gibbon slack line tied between two coconut trees.…

Outrigged

Fishermen off the coast of Mirissa, Sri Lanka trolling for big fish with homemade outrigging.…

Diamonds, Fur, Caviar … and Kopi Luwak

From Wikipedia: Kopi luwak, or civet coffee, is coffee made from the beans of coffee berries which have been eaten by the Asian Palm Civet and other related civets, then…

Leave No Trace

The Balinese make daily offerings to the spirits. The intricate and well-crafted offerings are made of bamboo reed, banana leaves, fruits, cooked rice, flowers, incense, and other organic materials. They…

Versatility

The hand sickle is one of the most common tools in South Asia. People use them to harvest rice, garden, clear paths, clean fruits and vegetables, and protect themselves. The…

Armed for Lunch

In Bundi, Rajasthan, the macaques are so aggressive that restaurant owners near the abandoned palace give guests rifles (not loaded) to keep them at a safe distance.…

Travel Research Sketch

Sketch of a travel research workflow for planning a trip to the Greek islands.…

All Stars

After 10 months on the road, a few pieces of gear stood out in addition to my iPhone and Crocs. Our original packing list was pretty extensive, and here are…

Umbrella

An afternoon downpour in Bali drenched the rice fields.  We were sitting at a local café waiting for the rain to pass, drinking a beer and eating rice and blood…

Maslow Remix

From Wikipedia » Maslow’s hierarchy is one of the first theories used as a basis for understanding consumers’ motives for action. Marketers have historically looked towards consumers’ needs to define…

Projects

Neighborland
Civic engagement platform that empowers residents to shape the development of their neighborhoods.
Red Antenna
Design agency based in New York City. Founded in 2001, the studio focused on cultural, non-profit, and community projects.
Yahoo Ad Platform
Design management of an interaction design team who researched, prototyped, and designed a new advertising platform.
Yahoo Autos
Creative direction of the Yahoo Autos product redesign, resulting in the most popular Autos research web site.