Hi crew! I want to update you all on what I’ve been up. Design That’s IT is fully in tact, but I am taking this experiment on a slightly new course. As you know, the site is predicated around showing off the most interesting accomplishments in design, tech, and business that I have noticed in […]
VSCO is an Instagram for minimalists. Instagram is a great social networking idea. Its truly captured the generation of smartphone photography. But like all successful social platforms, its been infiltrated by the others. The others are people that have habits that do not align with the intentions of the platform. For Instagram, these are people […]
Single speed biking is minimal transportation
We are reaching a point of interest in the world of hardware engineering and industrial design. For decades desktop computers have dominated when it comes to advanced productivity. But the world is mobilizing and work is becoming less and less local. Desktops are also huge energy consumption devices, and a lot of people may not […]
Knolling is the process of arranging like objects in parallel or 90 degree angles as a method of organization. Its been a while. Stay organized my friends!
Hey guys! I’m starting a serious called “Color”. Color is super important in so many aspects of life that I feel are overlooked. But specifically in regards to design, as we explore the depths of great design, I thought it would be great to tackle each primary color and the monochromes as it relates to […]
“There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.” Milton Glaser Asus is among the many Windows hardware OEM’s that are beginning to invest more in quality design. The Zenbook 3, recently unveiled at Computex 2016, is an engineering and design marvel. It […]
What is flat design, why has it taken over?
Today is an exciting day for me because I get to write about my favorite 3D designer. His name is Dieter Rams, and he is arguably one of the top 5 most influential modern designers in the world. German born, Dieter had an unconventional introduction to the world of design. He studied architecture at Wiesbaden […]
I’m transforming the design of Design That’s it to more of a minimalistic monochrome appeal. Enjoy
Hi guys, check out this awesome talk by one of today’s and my personal favorite Graphic Designer. He gives a short talk at Google on his design process with MIT Media Lab. Really insightful 🙂
I mentioned in my CodeAcademy post that every seemingly mundane aspect of human existence is being smartized. Well, Helix Sleep is a perfect example of this paradigm shift. Not only that, Helix Sleep is placing a huge emphasis on quality design in the mattress buying process. Yea, their vision does away with mattress warehouse and its […]
For those of you who fear the inevitable robot takeover of blue-collar society, fear no more. You are a few free coding tutorials away from securing your place in the future employment economy. Hopefully you are reading this because you know that the world is becoming a supercomputer… Hopefully you realize that every mundane aspect […]
Good design is the work of a pirate. I acknowledge that my design looks like existing stuff. But I want to make it better.
Hi Guys! As you know I’ve been doing freelance design sketches for quite some time now. I decided that I should have a core philosophy to my design process. So I quickly made one to help guide my design process. Good design is: Beautiful Simple Useful Human I am still looking over this methodology, […]
I play the guitar. I’m not sure if I’ve ever mentioned this on my blog. But yes, I love music. I grew up, like most people my age, attending piano lessons and learning basic classical music. I was later introduced to Garage Band, and the piano became irrelevant to me. But I found solace with […]
Hey guys. You may be aware that this blog is comprised of three different yet connected alter-egos. Design, tech, and business. However I’ve been a little low on the business end…. So I’m going to ramp up business posts. First off, I would like you guys to meet my favorite CEO in the world at […]
Bear with me guys. My passion for design stretches further then my sparatic commentary on D_T_I. I am actually trying to turn my passion for both design and tech and business into a career. And so I have been trying to refine my design skills for the past year or so. This is something I […]
Art and Tech are best friends. Let me explain….
How much more simple can a phone be? This is a question that I’m sure plagues any passionate industrial designer. In a sense, the constant goal of any designer is to further simplify on top of the design that was previously thought to be “autumnal simplicity”. I sympathize with a design team that is faced […]
I recently downloaded Inkscape, which is a graphical and vector design software. Its free, and I thought it would be a good first tool to use to kick start my design profile. Right now I’m just learning the basics of the software. Its surprisingly capable, and really fun. Here’s something I came up with last […]
Hey Guys. I apologize for the wait. I have been really busy with school for the past three and months. I have three blog drafts that I’ve been working on. But in the mean time, I’d like to leave a small tip of advice. As you know, I am a huge advocate of simplicity in […]
“The simplest things are often the truest” Richard Bach We definitely have the natural inclination to acquire. Not necessarily to acquire more, but there is definitely the need to acquire. We look to acquire money, friendships, love, beauty, respect, success, happiness, truth ect… And that natural inclination to acquire is fueled by each other. When […]
Minimalism is reaching the masses, or at least that is the underlying notion to some of the most recent entrepreneurial efforts. One of the basic roles of an engineer is to identify an issue in society and to find a method of fixing the issue. The issue hear, is that people tend to stack up […]
Simplifying the beautiful complexities of a bird is not easy. 26 year old artist Diana Beltran Herrera, from Bogota Columbia, is impressed by the intricacies of the feathery creatures. “When I went outside, I saw that birds were real living creatures, having real experiences just like me. I wanted to try to save their experiences […]