ENERGY EFFICIENCY – AN INDUSTRIAL CUTAWAY

I’ve had a number of clients interested in developing cutaway renderings of architectural spaces. Here’s one I recently created for a company brochure that reveals energy efficiency measures offered in a typical industrial setting. I usually like to desaturate the colors on secondary structures, and highlight areas of interest with brighter colors so the customer’s…

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OCEAN BUOY 3D MODEL

I created this 3D model of an ocean buoy for Discovery Channel, using the buoy from the movie The Shallows as a technical reference. Modeling was done in Modo, and I originally did the texturing in Modo as well, but decided to revisit the project recently to see what I could do with Substance Painter.…

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ROBOTS COMING TO BOSTON!

Here’s a robot infographic I completed recently for a presentation at Northeastern University. The lighthearted illustration was intended to highlight various potential robotic applications in the Boston area, including maintenance drones performing inspections and repairs on the Tobin Bridge; personal robots empowering residents of The Boston Home; surgical robots assisting surgeons at Mass General Hospital;…

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“A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.”

– William Strunk, Jr.

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HIERARCHY IN DESIGN

One of the fundamental tenets of graphic design is the idea of creating a visual hierarchy in your layout. You want the viewer’s eye to settle on an area of the page (using scale, color, white space etc.) and then be naturally drawn in a logical manner to supporting elements that make up the design. Otherwise, the viewer’s…

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