design principles

These are posts that emphasize John LeMasney’s understanding and appreciation of the tenets and principles of design.


The Dawn of Man
John LeMasney played Kubrick's 2001 backwards and forwards simultaneously. Here's what he discovered.

Kubrick – 2001: A Space Odyssey, Forwards and Backwards.


big brother is watching (lemasney, 2016)
big brother is watching speed illustration (lemasney, 2016)

Big Brother speed illustration cc-by lemasney


Culinary knife cuts poster by John LeMasney via lemasney.com
This is a speed drawing of a Nakiri style vegetable knife using the open source illustration and digital painting application called Krita.

Knife drawing in Krita cc-by lemasney




Large group of birds in Virginia, cc-by lemasney
Large group of birds in Virginia, cc-by lemasney

A large group of birds in Virginia cc-by lemasney




Open Creative Toolkit speed design cc-by lemasney
Open Creative Toolkit speed design cc-by lemasney

Open Creative Toolkit speed design cc-by lemasney


Donald Trump cc-by lemasney
Trump: misogynist, prejudiced, short-tempered, egotistical, vengeful, media-manipulating, lying, empire-seeking, culture-crushing, untrustworthy zero of a human

The issues with Donald Trump cc-by lemasney


Okay google, what year is it cc-by lemasney
The title of that short story is Okay Google, what year is it?, and the orb you see is some nearby year's equivalent to the amazing Amazon Echo, except it uses quiet drone and magnetic stops technologies to float about your house, answering any question, turning on and off million colored micro LEDs under your feet and overhead as you walk along the heavily corridored apartments of the future.

Illustration: Okay Google – what year is it? cc-by lemasney