Tag Archives: psychology

Use your inner eye

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It’s always a pleasure to work with a client regularly so you can develop a sense of rhythm. CFA is one such client with whom I have worked with on both publications and identity. Whenever assigned smaller stories for CFA … Continue reading

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Timing is everything

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I do not miss my 20′s at all. The main problem was my impatience and desire for everything to happen immediately. Fortunately, experience has taught the benefits of waiting and the rewards of taking your time. SooJin Buzelli had an … Continue reading

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Knowing me knowing you

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It shouldn’t surprise me but many times art directors call with stories that echo the moment. Lately, news about the depth of government surveillance of citizens has been the big story. This piece for Colgate University is about concerns the … Continue reading

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Wandering in the wilderness

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It is always a pleasure when SooJin Buzelli calls because you know you can explore ideas for assignments and she is willing to pick unusual solutions. She had an article about advisors having to navigate an uncertain future for aiCIO. … Continue reading

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Picking your brain

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Many of my assignments recently have involved the brain. There seems to be rising interest in breaking it down to figure out why we react irrationally during times of stress or conflict. Turns out we can’t help ourselves and have … Continue reading

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Inner noise

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Having just arrived in Hong Kong, I’m never quite awake or asleep with the jet lag. It’s subtle and sneaks up on you during the quite times of the day. Illustration for Experience Life magazine about the distracted mind. Stephanie … Continue reading

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Talk talk

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It is amazing how completely people have adapted to smartphones. You cannot escape friends who are constantly checking their phones and so absorbed they miss everything happening around them. The most painful thing is I am one of those people. … Continue reading

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From here to there

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Jodi Foster’s acceptance speech at the Golden Globes was fascinating. It was heartfelt, rambling, sometimes funny, sometimes angry.  I was surprised when she more or less came out. I thought she had already come out years ago. What I did … Continue reading

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State of mind

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One of my friends has a brilliant formula for happiness. Reality-Expectations = Level of happiness. I am definitely guilty of the “grass is always greener” syndrome. Illustration for PlanSponsor magazine listing the best to worst states for retirement. SooJin Buzelli, … Continue reading

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Brain power

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As a child I remember watching documentary about the human brain. In the final scene, a subject had wires coming from his head connected to a toy train set. He was able to control the train with his brain. Illustration for … Continue reading

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This or that

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One of my obsessions when Mrs. Yang is away on one of her many projects is organizing the house when she’s gone. I’m always fascinated with how fellow illustrators create their workspace and look for ideas to steal. This illustration … Continue reading

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Island of one

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Post mortems are always fascinating. The big idea after the most recent election was demographics and the mathematical problems one party might have in the future if they keep on their current path. This illustration for the Chronicle of Higher … Continue reading

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Bully on the block

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With numerous stories about bullying appearing in the news recently it was inevitable a bullying article would come across my desk as a project. This story is a little different as it talks about some extreme cases to stop bullying … Continue reading

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Dirty rotten scoundrels

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It is amazing the amount of junk mail received with offers of riches from African royalty and penny stocks that will make you rich. I’m still in disbelief about the famous psychologist who gave 1.3 million to a Nigerian scam. … Continue reading

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The eyes have it

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There are loyal clients and there are LOYAL clients. The Chronicle of Higher Education is one of the first publications to hire me in 1984 and we have consistently worked together ever since. Illustration about the reluctance of trustees to … Continue reading

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