Archives for the month of: January, 2011

India Celebrates its Republic Day. I do my part as a designer.

The job of motivation.

Oh no, this is  just the beginning  :)

“Jay Hind!”

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Bought myself a new pair of the same old shoe i had. A bad example of no matter how many fancy things come and go; the basics always remain a necessity!  :D

Old faithful  :)

Thanks to advanced cell phone technologies, ever since we have had cameras in them, we have stopped losing a lot of data (memories) we otherwise would (most probably) have forgotten by now.

So here’s what I and my then flatmate Yudi made on Divya for ‘body art’ in 3rd year of our graduation. (Now an illustration, or is it?)

 

The theme was Aquatic something  :P

Recently while browsing the net for design websites and blogs, I came across this short film entitled Powers of Ten, which I now know is one of the most influential and beloved design movies ever made by Charles and Ray Eames in 1977 for IBM. I rate it 5 star. A must watch.

Powers of Ten takes us on an adventure in magnitudes. Starting at a picnic by the lakeside in Chicago, this famous film transports us to the outer edges of the universe. Every ten seconds we view the starting point from ten times farther out until our own galaxy is visible only a s a speck of light among many others. Returning to Earth with breathtaking speed, we move inward- into the hand of the sleeping picnicker- with ten times more magnification every ten seconds. Our journey ends inside a proton of a carbon atom within a DNA molecule in a white blood cell. POWERS OF TEN © 1977 EAMES OFFICE LLC (www.eamesoffice.com)

Reference: http://www.youtube.com; http://challenges.core77.com/contests/powers-of-10/landing/; http://www.core77.com

A guilty conscience is more honorable than regret.

I ask one question that either makes you feel good that you are one of those who care, or places you in front of a mirror where you meet someone you cant face, and you cant run from either. That someone is your own conscience.

I intend to shake the conscience of every single individual that reads this one question.


You may lie to me. How do you lie to yourself?

This was the graphic i made for flutterhead facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Flutterhead/142934032428782)

And i also had to make a new blog header for 2011. So i made it from this graphic’s elements itself  :)

Though i liked all of them, but blue had been there last year. So I chose the first option  :)

Here’s a feel good e-mail i got from wordpress.com  :)

The stats programe at wordpress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.  (YAY!)

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,900 times in 2010. That’s about 9 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 49 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 208 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 148mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 13th with 205 views. The most popular post that day was causing a flutter?.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, bloglovin.com, en.wordpress.com, alphainventions.com, and en.search.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for flutterhead, pantone chip, satellite picture of india on diwali, and pantone.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

causing a flutter? October 2010
9 comments

2

About September 2010
2 comments

3

Contact October 2010
4 comments

4

Class of 2010 November 2010
9 comments

5

In the night, on the road :) September 2010
10 comments

So far, so good!  :)

Thanks to you guys. Have an awesome year ahead.

Warm Regards,

Flutterhead

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