space


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.


34 of 365 - entry point design principle by John LeMasney via lemasney.com
The entry point design principle is about making your entry point a place for your user to get past, then enter the deeper space of your place, product, or site. There are a few things to keep in mind in designing a good entry point: Low barriers to entry, incentives […]

34 of 365: Entry Point design principle


33 of 365 - Desired line design principle by John LeMasney via lemasney.com
Desire lines are a development tool that a designer can use from the way that people actually interact with an interface, space, or object before finalizing features, paths, or navigation. It is often used in designing walking paths in a new space to help determine the best place to put […]

33 of 365: Desire Lines design principle



29 of 365 - Defensible space design principle by John LeMasney via lemasney.com
Defensible space is a theory about the way that spaces (often collective residences) are arranged considering the environmental variables like Territoriality, Surveillance, and Symbolic Barriers. It is generally applied to environments for reducing crimes. Territoriality is marking a space as an owned and maintained space, such as sign on a […]

29 of 365: Defensible Space design principle


Libraries, the original co-working space by John LeMasney via lemasney.com 7
I have recently had some discussions with people considering co-working spaces and thought immediately of how many times I’ve used the library for this purpose. Thanks to Janie Hermann for the idea to make a quick graphic on it. Libraries have community, technology infrastructure, comfort, services, facilities and amenities. If you have […]

Libraries: the original co-working space


  This is a very recent memory of a visit I made in Princeton, to a space that absolutely overtook me, both visually and emotionally. It’s amazing what can happen in the hands of a skilled architect. tags: Princeton, NJ, architecture, treehouse, visit, art, space, light, Inkscape, design, open source, […]

320 of 365 is a memory #Inkscape




Design is about placement, color, line, type, shape, and passion cc-by lemasney 2
Design is about placement, color, line, type, shape, and passion cc-by lemasney

Design is about placement, color, line, type, shape, and passion ...