Below is an image of Volterra, Italy, one might call a typical Italian hill town. Why take note? It represents a unified composition. When an artist makes a painting or sculpture, Continue reading “When to design contextually, when to make a statement.”
It’s not exactly an easy thing, to digitally create natural elements. By comparison, buildings are easy. But for years we have been working to make a thing that allows us at SimpleTwig to deliver the highest quality natural scenes in real time 3D.
Brooklyn, a ‘city’ onto itself. But has it really matured the way one would hope? For every decision that is made in the building of a city, those who inhabit that city can enjoy or endure the results. Let us take a quick compare and contrast of Brooklyn in relationship to Boston’s South End.
For some 17 years we’ve been building our own websites at SimpleTwig. One of our first websites had a simple roll-over buttons, a very cool feature in the late 1990’s.
Robert Venturi, Denise Brown and Steven Izen’s book ‘Learning from Las Vegas‘ makes an argument for finding order with in an apparently chaotic urban environment and using this supposed gained knowledge as justification for design. Continue reading “‘Learning from Las Vegas’ -NOT!”
Each new thing a person learns is one block in their own Pyramid of Knowledge. That is, when they learn about how to cross a street, they’ve earned one block. Every block builds upon another and is reinforced over time. Without this core knowledge continual reinforcement one’s pyramid can crumble. Continue reading “Pyramid of Knowledge, An Attitude Approach to Learning”