Archive | Creativity
13
Aug

AIGA Seattle event

Last week I attended my first AIGA Seattle event Pour Back hosted at the amazing Turn Style  Studio near Ballard. For my first event in the new city I was impressed. It was a good turn out of people from all walks of disciplines; designers, programmers, writers, gamers and to my surprise professional full-sized Jenga players which inspired […]

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13
Aug

Top music picks of Aug 15th…

    See more music picks here

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05
Aug

Interactive Android Tablet presentation (work in progress)

  Developed using Adobe InDesign CC 2014 and viewed on a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro and recorded using my smartphone. In this example, I recreated the presentation I developed for the firm I am working for using my portfolio as content until I get clearance from the companies marketing team. This version is slightly dumbed […]

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16
Jul

Alt-J – Full Performance

I recently came across these guys and have been diggin their funky, unique sound. Alt-J live in Seattle at KEXP

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28
Mar

The Wolf of…

Last night I watched the “Wolf of Wall Street” and was captivated by the intensity of Jordan Bellford (the part that Leonardo plays).  Aside from his crazy, off-the-wall lifestyle, I found a bit of inspiration from the real character. A young twenty something kid making some big waves, not taking no for an answer and […]

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27
Mar

What creativity means to me (the long version). Interviewed by Rashell Martin

Interviewed by Rashell Martin   There is a feeling of being connected that fills me when I’m inspired, a feeling of becoming one with the subject matter in some way that is unexplainable to me but I just feel it and let it bring me to where ever it wants me to go. Do you remember […]

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05
Mar

Bye bye Stump-town and hello Seattle

It’s been a wild and crazy past few months but things are finally piecing back together to a manageable level. I started a new gig last week as a designer with an amazing company in the Seattle area. BDA Inc. This gig is the one I’ve been seeking for the past 4 years. Inspiring, innovative, […]

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20
Feb

Presentation created for BDA Inc.

I got a call yesterday from BDA Inc. near Seattle, WA. about a position with their design studio. Ecstatic I was, but they needed to see some presentation examples. Over the years I have done my share of presentations for various firms and start-ups however these presentations typically entailed some type of “secret or sensitive” information […]

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13
Dec

Top 8 music picks for the week of 12/13

Top 8 music picks for the week of 12/13 See more: nicholasnelson.net/music/

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05
Dec

Design Point of View:

Design is everywhere, everything and everyone all the time. It doesn’t just come from “creative people” it comes from everyone and everywhere. We are all designers in our own way and some of us know how to harness the power of design to do good. I am one of those fortunate people that has allowed […]

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