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An inconsistent blog of things that I find worthy of sharing. I fully expect zero people to read any of this other than my mom. Hi mom! 👋

Sightbox 3

Sightbox 3

September 18, 2022
After months of hard work and experimentation, we finally launched our new website at Sightbox. My contribution was the overall design, illustrations, animations, renders, and style of the site, as well as laying some of the foundation for the new branding. Pretty proud of this one.

sightbox.co

Arduino

Arduino 101

September 15, 2022
I was super pumped about learning how to program circuit boards in this class until I stumbled upon some online reviews of the starter kit we were given and noticed that it’s very much geared towards children. Now I feel like Kramer when he took Karate with a bunch of 9 year olds. I’m still super pumped, only now with a slight complex.

makerlabs.com

Reviews
Scream Tracker 3

Scream Tracker 3

September 11, 2022
God, the memories I have of this...
Drinking three cans of Coke in a row and staying up until 4am every night producing techno in my parents basement. This sequencer was life in 1994-1996.
Electronics 101

Soldering & Electronics 101

September 7, 2022
A friend of mine told me about MakerLabs. I think I love this place. We both learned a ton in the soldering & electronics class, and by the end I was able to solder this little circuit board with an LED, resistor, and a switch. I also learned that I need glasses...

makerlabs.com

The Line

August 20, 2022
I think this crosses it.

neom.com

Love Hultén

August 19, 2022
I think I just found the coolest thing i’ve ever seen. Inspired beyond words... Everything that I love all rolled into one.

lovehulten.com

Robot Cat Mushrooms

Midjourney

August 13, 2022
Creating art with artificial intelligence? I have mixed feelings about that. On one hand, it’s pretty incredible the quality and styles that can be achieved in under 60 sec, and for almost no cost. On the other hand, artists with similar styles must be thinking... WTF! I created this image with 100% ai, and it looks like an album cover!

midjourney.com

Abduction Records

Abduction Records

August 12, 2022
It was in a Geology class at the University of Calgary when I first sketched a logo for my dream record label, Abduction Rekits. Little did I know back then that I would be creating logos for a living instead of looking at rock formations, but here I am. A bunch of years and mix tapes later, I decided to update the branding. All that’s left now is to produce some 90s techno again!

abductionrecords.com

MENU Skateshop
Rachid's Pick

MENU Skateshop

July 15, 2022
The ONLY legit skateshop left in this town, and it’s owned by a really good dude. They’re also the only store in BC that gets the cool Nike Dunk SB releases. I used to buy Dunks here on release day back when there were no lines, no resellers, and no hype. I miss those days...

menuskateshop.com

Home Office

The Home Office

June 10, 2022
Not going to lie... living in California was paradise. However after 2 years of working in a dark corner of my bedroom facing a wall, this is also paradise... but in a different way. Here, the heat may come out of the vents instead of the sun, but at least my two cats aren’t my only friends.

Spotify Playlist
- Hip Hop Goats

April 29, 2022
THE best hip hop classics from the 80s right up to when it started to suck... (grumpy old man). KMD, Slick Rick, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Rakim. Need I say more? Then again, what do I care if you listen or not.
Widescreen VF

Widescreen VF

April 17, 2022
Definitely one of my favorite fonts right now. I was able to use it in a new client project, that I will be able to share shortly, where it fit perfectly into the brand. It’s a variable font with 3 axis for manipulation. Animating variable fonts for the web is my new favorite thing. Love it. 🖤

daltonmaag.com

Covid GIF

GIF of the Week

February 19, 2022
Lockdowns, isolation, lack of social gatherings, working from home (seemingly 24/7), and the distance that the last few years have brought, has affected my mental health quite a bit. It was far too easy for me to get into my own head, especially without having anyone to keep me out of it. Unfortunately I can tell it has affected my work and productivity. Fortunately however, I do see it improving day-by-day which gives me hope that I’ll be back to my regular levels of overthinking and self-doubt soon enough!
Illustration by Hunter French. Copyright © NBC, MSNBC and Today digital, 2021.
Valentines Poop

Happy Valentines

February 14, 2022
Who wants to give this pile of poop a hug? I made this for my girlfriend in 2017. She's now my wife, so I guess it worked!?
GUU
Rachid's Pick

Guu with Garlic

February 10, 2022
This place is quite possibly my favorite resturant in the world. That’s all I’ll say.

guu-izakaya.com

My Viral Wiener

February 8, 2022
I made this hot dog animation as a joke while trying to learn some Cinema 4D. Next thing I know — 370K views and 13k likes on Instagram. I can’t explain these things...

The Instagram post

Spotify Playlist - AM Classics

February 7, 2022
66CFR was the oldies radio station in Calgary when I was growing up. I used to listen to it every night to fall asleep. This is a best of the best. Relaxing AF.
Bigfoot Cell Phone Case

Bigfoot Cell Phone Case

February 6, 2022
That’s a real testimonial from one of my many customers I swear I don’t know... If you want one too, hit me up!
Korean Chips

Korean Potato Chips

February 5, 2022
Find somebody that makes you as happy as this chicken wing makes that potato chip.

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