Friday, May 27, 2011

Daily Pattern: Chopped and Screw'd

From what I've seen, there's not a ton of men working in the product design. At every place I've worked I was either the only man, or one of very, very few.

That's cool. I don't want to have to pretend to follow along in conversations about sports, tools and cars (that's what dude's talk about right? Hmmm, I forget...)

So whenever a client is asking for something manly, the project usually ends up in my lap. And when a dude-tastic topic like "screw" comes up, I've got to do something gritty and tough.


This is a whole bunch of bitmaps in illustrator. It might be cool to go back and do a lower resolution pass on the bitmaps to make it extra rough.

The whole time I was making the pattern, I knew what I envisioned it being used for; filling in big, buff, blocky type.


Ah snap. That's the most street Paper Bicycle treatment I've ever seen.

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