Concrete and Wood in Sri Lanka

Really dig the contrast in tones and textures thanks to concrete and wood in this house in Sri Lanka. The lines and angles are nice as well. I especially appreciate the joints where the wood and concrete meet. https://www.dezeen.com/2019/03/07/k-house-sri-lanka-holiday-home-concrete-norm-architects-aim-architecture/

Summum Bonum

Some months back I loaned my copy of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens to a friend-of-a-friend. He messaged me awhile ago and said that he 'owed me a book'. I asked for clarification and apparently his dog, a Vizsla that goes by the moniker Frank Tempo, had 'dispatched' the book with due prejudice. I laughed and [...]

Apple ‘Light’ Phone Experiment

My buddy Steve posted over on his site about ordering up one of the forthcoming Light Phone 2's - basically a stripped down phone that does calls, messaging and that's about it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-jamNT9CkY The prospect was appealing to me, and fatefully enough checking with my mobility provider tells me that the contract is up on [...]

Gerry McGovern on ‘FANG’

Around 10 years ago I was able to attend a seminar locally given by Gerry McGovern about effective web content and site architecture that was very informative and to this day still impacts how I look to structure websites for clients when I sit down to design them. Since then I've subscribed to Gerry's email [...]