Icon a go-go

In last weeks hands on workshop we asked our participants to do an “icon jam”, essentially a visual brainstorming activity, in which we collaboratively (and quickly) generate a series of icons based, and then share the results afterwords and discuss. This can be a challenge for those that have not …

The MET and 400,000 Images

Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg, Albrecht Dürer.  Metropolitan Museum of Art, George Khuner Collection, Bequest of Marianne Khuner, www.metmuseum.org I recently came across the news that the Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 400,000 high-res images that are free for non-commercial use. There are a great many images here that could prove very useful for …