ready-to-hand

As we move into the era of “natural user interfaces” (NUI), I think designers struggle with what it means for a digital interface to be natural. …

cleaning a digital house

Like many people my age, I’m trying hard not to accumulate more physical stuff, and I’m actively trying to reduce the amount …

hi.

Hi. Welcome to my new site. It’s a bit rough around the edges, and I’m continuing to add content, but I think …

design

Design is at the heart of my professional and artistic work. When faced with a creative challenge, I employ user experience design to articulate …

janet galore short films

short films

See my short films and animation on vimeo.com.

jesus of peeps

jesus of peeps

494 marshmallow Peeps™, wood frame, 4.5 ft tall x 3.5 ft wide Part of the Official Bad Art Museum of Art (O.B.A.M.A.) at …

deconstructing blue boy

“Bumber by Number” at Bumbershoot, September 2011 Review discussing Deconstructing Blue Boy by Gary Faigin, Art Dish Listen to a review that …

Flash MX Design for TV and Video

books

I’ve contributed to three books on Flash design and technique, and co-authored a book on Flash for broadcast video.   Flash MX …

alien life forms

photography

See my photography set on flickr.com.        

we are our patterns

[repost from 2010] We are our patterns. I’ve been thinking about how many ways this is true. Certainly our habits, the little …

euler's identity on a porcelain crown in janet galore's mouth

equation tooth

[repost from 2008] I got a new tooth this summer. It’s porcelain. I had been contemplating a tattoo of this equation, but …

combine demolition derby

[repost from 2008] Last weekend we headed out to Lind, WA (near Moses Lake) to see the Combine Demolition Derby. Our friends …

2006 billboard in belltown

layers of time in belltown

[repost from 2006] Ugh. I’m really getting old. I don’t feel old, and I don’t think I look that old, but I’ve …

listening to air traffic

[repost from 2005] While I’m working on an animation or otherwise fiddling on the computer, I like to listen to live air …

walking and falling

[repost from 2005] There’s a Laurie Anderson song called “Walking and Falling.” In it she says: You’re walking. And you don’t always …