Feb 21, 2013

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Making SVG paths more sensitive to mouseover event...

Making SVG paths more sensitive to mouseover events

I was recently working on a visualization in D3 where about 100 or so observations were encoded using randomly generated SVG paths, the idea being that they would collectively form an abstract shape.  Hovering over each path would highlight it and bring up a small box with more details.  Since the curved paths were 1px wide and intersected each other arbitrarily, they...

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Dec 21, 2012

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How educated are world leaders? Motivation.

How educated are world leaders?  Motivation.

An anthropological phenomenon that one observes when looking at the progression of people and societies is their tendency to ultimately free themselves from the shackles of servitude and achieve some form of self-governance.  Due to overcompensation, perhaps, the process may end up becoming cyclical, an effect that in its worst incarnations results in inhuman expressions of...

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Dec 21, 2012

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Visualizing browser market share

Visualizing browser market share

The space metaphor has been used a lot in various contexts and it usually...

Nov 7, 2012

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Xtreme KinematiX

Xtreme KinematiX

Skyrill.com is proud to release it’s latest concept car, which was done...

Jul 22, 2012

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Inspirational People, week 5

Inspirational People, week 5

Week 5 has been almost quiet and relaxing, having July 4th fall in the middle...

Jul 12, 2012

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Project feature on Behance’s B...

Project feature on Behance’s Branding Served

Our corporate identity project The Antique Houses was recently featured on the...

Jul 10, 2012

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The Nike Internship, week 4

The Nike Internship, week 4

This is post part of a weekly blog I’m doing on my 12 week Design...

Jul 2, 2012

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The Nike Internship, week 3

The Nike Internship, week 3

Week 3 already, time flies here! Another week packed with great events and...

Jun 24, 2012

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Al-Sultan Sweets Corporate Identity

Al-Sultan Sweets Corporate Identity

We were recently commissioned to develop a new identity for a Riyadh-based...

Jun 20, 2012

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The Nike Internship, week 2

The Nike Internship, week 2

Week 2 started slowly by getting to know everyone on the great team I’ll...

Jun 12, 2012

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The Nike Internship, week 1

The Nike Internship, week 1

The first week at Nike started with a lot of excitement. The first day was...

Apr 28, 2012

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Interview: Lucy R. Valena, founder o...

Interview: Lucy R. Valena, founder of Voltage Coffee & Art

For some of us, cafes are sacred places given the amount of time we spend in...

Apr 3, 2012

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Switching on inspiration

Switching on inspiration

I once sat in a room with a pen and paper on the desk and thought to...

Mar 3, 2012

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YaSalam! Shawarma

YaSalam! Shawarma

We are pleased to share our latest project which has been great fun. YaSalam...

Jan 8, 2012

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One course to rule them all

One course to rule them all

Having almost completed the graduate program at the Engineering Systems...

Dec 25, 2011

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Getting a haircut in Boston

Getting a haircut in Boston

Getting a haircut in Boston is not as trivial a feat as one might expect. ...

Dec 13, 2011

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Advanced Photoshop and 3D Artist Fea...

Advanced Photoshop and 3D Artist Feature

Our latest experiment, Type Fluid, got featured in both Advanced Photoshop and...

Nov 25, 2011

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The newest member of the Skyrill.com...

The newest member of the Skyrill.com family

Baby Fatima saw the light of day last week and became the newest member of...