Inspiration: Chemex

I’m a pretty big coffee fan, probably a little bit too much of one.  I’d been hearing about Chemex as a brewing method and while it seemed a little TOO enthusiast for me, I finally decided to bite the bullet and picked one up. I brewed my first pot this morning and while the taste…

silent, aging carnivals from days when steam was king

One of the things that inspires me, both in writing and visually, is 20th century advertising. Primarily it’s stuff from the 40s, 50s, and 60s, but a lot of videogame and Disney design in the 70s really gets me too. There’s a pamphlet on one of my favorite sites, what makes the pie shops tick?,…