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Future of Design Now with Michael Surtees

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The rules of design are changing as fast as the speed of communication today. Michael will be talking about his offline/online experiences in New York and sharing the questions he’s asking to keep …

The rules of design are changing as fast as the speed of communication today. Michael will be talking about his offline/online experiences in New York and sharing the questions he’s asking to keep ahead.

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  • 1. Hi michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 2. Talk Time Line: After Randy Asked me My History NYC Renegade DesignNotes michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 3. Talk Time Line: After Renegade My History NYC Renegade Continuing DesignNotes my Career michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 4. Talk Time Line: Things Change Quickly My History NYC Renegade Hillman Curtis DesignNotes michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 5. Talk Time Line: Things Change Even More... My History NYC DesignNotes michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 6. The Future of Design: Now Being adaptive when there’s no rules michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 7. Who is Michael Surtees? · Born in Saskatoon · High School: Walter Murray · College: Medicine Hat College, Visual Communication · University: University of Alberta, Visual Communication Design · GDC: Student Rep, VP of Education, Chapter President, National VP of Communication* · MADE in Edmonton: Vice President, Board Member at Large · Edmonton: Hotspur Studios, Kyle Loranger Design, Matrikon, NAIT · NYC: Renegade, Hillman Curtis* · Blog: www.DesignNotes.info *too short to mention but is an interesting footnote michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 8. Getting to NYC michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 9. Leaving Edmonton for NYC michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 10. Alberta North GDC: A platform to learn and develop michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 11. Alberta North GDC: A platform to learn and develop michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 12. Happy Accidents - Where’s the information? michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 13. Recreate the small type w/ a stencil michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 14. Reprint w/ spray paint x100 michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 15. The poster in its natural environment michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 16. The blog post that changed everything michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 17. Networking story in Unlimited Magazine michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 18. Fun times at Renegade michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 19. Moving into a bigger space in Chelsea Market michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 20. Renegade: Panasonic Support Redesign michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 21. Renegade: Panasonic Support Redesign michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 22. Renegade: Panasonic Support Redesign michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 23. Renegade: Panasonic Support Redesign michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 24. Renegade: Panasonic Support Redesign michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 25. www.DesignNotes.info - test lab for exploration “game changers map out future opportunities by exploring the interplay between their current know-how and potential new applications for it in a changing world” + Kevin McCullagh http://www.core77.com/reactor/07.07_flux.asp michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 26. Trying to understand my blog myself... michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 27. www.DesignNotes.info before the fold michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 28. www.DesignNotes.info after the fold michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 29. Each post starts differently, but there’s a pattern michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 30. After flickr it lands on the top of www.DesignNotes.info michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 31. If someone else likes it, they mention it too michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 32. But how do I know that anyone is looking? michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 33. Other Tools michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 34. Collecting Ideas, guidelines and turning it into something 1. Keep an open mind, don’t be that expert that isn’t open to new ways of doing things. 2. Mistakes - they’re going to happen. Don’t get caught up in being so tight to be perfect, it will strangle any good idea that may come out. 3. If in doubt, use helvetica. 4. Carry a digital camera at all times. 5a. Say thank you. 5b. Exercise 6. Do something everyday that scares you. 7. Karma can bite you in the ass if you’re not careful, so try to treat people the way you’d want to be treated. 8. Blog, and blog often - you can never guess where or what something will lead to. michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 35. Published in New York Magazine michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 36. Comparing street and advertising work michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 37. Comparing street and advertising work michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 38. Comparing street and advertising work michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 39. Comparing street and advertising work michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 40. Making a story from the story michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 41. Additional images that didn’t make the cut michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 42. Additional images that didn’t make the cut michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 43. Additional images that didn’t make the cut michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 44. AIGA Wooster Collective Walk - background Info michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 45. The book review that almost comes... michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 46. Books on the wall michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 47. What if no one came to www.DesignNotes.info? Blogging is not only a publishing tool, but a way to learn. It’s important to write about what you want, that way if no one comes you’re still getting something out of it. + Michael Surtees michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 48. Talking about what interests me michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 49. Taking it a step further: Interview interesting people michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 50. Taking pictures of interesting Design: Swich michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 51. Taking pictures of interesting Design: Swich michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 52. Taking pictures of interesting Design: Swich michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 53. Things happen - you meet them, interview next michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 54. Some things aren’t stories though michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 55. Manhattanhenge michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 56. Over and under kill michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 57. Story vs corporate speak michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 58. Coming from the heart michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 59. Why should you care about a shoe? michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 60. Participating michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 61. What’s with the typography? michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 62. Old and new - no explanation of address... michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 63. Another issue michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 64. Expect the unexpected michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 65. Expect the unexpected: most hit page??? michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 66. Expect the unexpected: some companies are watching michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 67. Expect the unexpected: more about shoes michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 68. Expect the unexpected: backing it up michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 69. Expect the unexpected: thumb tacks michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 70. Looking for a pattern... michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 71. Living in NYC: from the apartment michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 72. Living in NYC: walking tours about typography michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 73. Living in NYC: walking tours about typography michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 74. Living in NYC: walking tours about typography michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 75. Living in NYC: Book openings michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 76. Living in NYC: 11 Spring Street michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 77. Living in NYC: 11 Spring Street michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 78. Living in NYC: Daniel Rozin michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 79. Living in NYC: Likemind michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 80. Living in NYC: Likemind michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 81. Living in NYC: 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds each michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 82. Living in NYC: 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds each michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 83. Living in NYC: Storefront for Art and Architecture michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 84. Living in NYC: WGDFC 2006 michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 85. Living in NYC: more art and technology michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 86. Almost finished: A couple new things keeping me interested michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 87. Sharing the story before it’s live, then making it last michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 88. WIFI! michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 89. What is next?!? michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 90. Music online michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 91. area/code michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 92. area/code continued from years ago michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 93. Talking about www.lunchstudio.blogspot.com/ michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 94. Personal Google Maps michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 95. Aggregates michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 96. Things to consider Design Matters Podcast www.sterlingbrands.com/DesignMatters.html Everything is Miscellaneous http://www.everythingismiscellaneous.com/ CBC Spark and Search Engine http://www.cbc.ca/podcasting/ Swissmiss http://swissmiss.typepad.com/ PSFK http://www.psfk.com/ Michael Surtees www.designnotes.info and http://del.icio.us/Michael_Surtees michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 97. One more thing “the more intelligent you are, the more frightened you are” + overheard in a lecture... michael surtees | www.designnotes.info
  • 98. Thanks! Please say hello if you’re in NYC michael@michaelsurtees.com www.designnotes.info A pdf of this talk will be available at DesignNotes.info michael surtees | www.designnotes.info

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