Journal

Behind-the-scenes, project research, new ideas, and trip snippets.

Red Balloon Recap

The last Red Balloon event. I felt super honored to be a part of it. It was rather hectic, since aside from vending there, TIZ also had a "surprise" performance at the show. While I sound checking and practicing with the performers, Karen and Adrienne...

Preparation for the Red Balloon Benefit Concert

The Red Balloon benefit concert's in a few, just wrapped up our practice last night.Oh, for more event info, [check here.]  $10 at the door. 5-930PM. Sci Lec. 123. (100% of your money goes straight to the UC Davis Children's Hospital sponsoring music therapy programs.)Now...

Red Balloon x TIZ are in

Got the shirts and ready to send them first thing Monday. Thank you all who supported TIZ and Red Balloon and purchased the shirt in advance!Sorry, the pre-order period has ended. If you still like to purchase the collabo tee, please stay tune for more...

Customized Origami Speakers

Asked by Eric Kim [AirwickKim], a great friend of mine, to customize these.Innovative design allowing people to fold them flat for travels..I think I defeated the purpose with my customs, sorry Eric. I couldn't help it. The idea behind this custom was to incorporate...

World of Dance – 2010 Vallejo Recap

The event was HUGE - a few thousand people in and out to say the least. Overall, it was a competition split down the middle into the youth division and upper division with a couple of mind blowing performances by Future Funk, Les Twins, and...

Red Balloon x TIZ – Design Process

Red Balloon is a benefit concert sponsoring local non-profits organization and global efforts to secure opportunities for children in third world countries and here in our own backyard. They have events in Davis and San Jose to connect the community through music.And to contribute to...

Air Max Light Custom

It's been ages since I last pick up a brush for shoe customization.Before the whole TIZ stuff, I started off my "artistic career" by panting customized graffiti hats and shoes. Man, I almost forgot how fun it is to redesign shoes again. I used to...

Project 365: Mid October to Early November

Yosh yosh! One post a day, gotta keep it up. Started on 8/31/10 when I received my Canon T2i and I've posted 68 times now - Less than 300 days to go! [Project 365. Powered by Tumblr]Here's few from the last 20ish days:↑"Dress in layers."[Project...

Academy of Arts Quick Tour, Interview, and Upcoming Project

Swung by Academy of Arts earlier today for an interview with [Marvin]. While I was there, [Marvin], who is currently a student there, gave me a quick tour to the news room and their graphic design department. Pretty awesome.↑John was a pro at all the...