Category archives: Arkane Posts

Inspiration: Shane Seminole Mielke

Chanced upon Shane’s portfolio while looking for interactive design inspirations and realized he’s part of one of my favourite creative firms 2Advanced Studios! Explains why his work is so awesome.

The Problems with Filtering Algorithms

A useful discussion about how filtering algorithms might be doing more harm than good. Read more →

Creative Visualization of Data

Face it, data can get boring. But with a little creativity, data can be made to captivate. Read more →

Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. And don’t bother concealing your thievery - celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: It’s not where you take things from - it’s where you take them to.
Jim Jarmusch

Nothing is Original

Everything is an adaptation of our experiences, encounters and influences. Jim Jarmusch says it best.

Interface Design and it’s potential

The beauty of new forms of interaction like touchscreens is that it allow us to express ourselves in new ways. Read more →