Design Archive

My official design portfolio is available here, and my resume is available here.

  • Minneapolis Paper Cut

    Minneapolis Paper Cut

    This is a paper cut of the streets of Minneapolis. I tried to make it as accurate as possible. Every street is there, every dead end, every park, every lake, everything within the city borders. It’s cut out of a single 14-by-24 inch piece of card stock.

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  • Midwest Brigadoon

    Midwest Brigadoon

    So I made a movie. It’s called Midwest Brigadoon. It’s about the Minnesota State Fair. It was shot before, during, and after the 2010 Fair. It’s about 25 minutes long, is non-narrated, and has a score written and performed by Leslie Ball. Here’s the trailer: If you’re interested in more info on the film, check [...]

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  • Monle


    Monle is a four track, non-linear audio editor for the iPhone and iPod touch. You can record new audio, import prerecorded audio, cut it up, rearrange it, add fades, set volumes, zoom in and out, mix everything down, share audio with other applications, and send the audio wherever you want.

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  • Nobody Likes A Mess

    Nobody Likes A Mess

    I draw a bit. It gets a little obsess’y sometimes. Here’s a gallery.

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  • My 2007 Annual Report

    My 2007 Annual Report

    In 2007, I got a little OCD and started tracking things like bottles of water and candy bars consumed, phone conversations, meals, etc. At the end of it, I put together a little annual report of my year, printed up about 100 copies, and sent them out as my 2007 holiday card. Here are the [...]

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  • La Ciel et la Terre

    La Ciel et la Terre

    I worked for a while in France some years ago. I was in the north, in Rheims, and when I had a few days off, I went to visit friends in Montélimar, in the south. The change in landscape between northern and southern France is remarkable. I took a bunch of photos on the train [...]

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  • Résumés for Designers

    Résumés for Designers

    Quick! What’s a designer’s job? A few of you just out of art school just said, “To make things look cool.” That’s cute. The rest of you said something like, “To organize, synthesize, and present information in a clear and compelling way as appropriate to the client’s brand.” That’s the right answer. Gold star for [...]

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