Author Archives: Tim Girvin

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BRAND CENTERING | THE NEXUS OF CREATIVITY: WANDERING, GATHERING & RECOLLECTION

AS A DESIGNER, A BRAND PERSON — A CREATIVE, A STRATEGIST, A MARKETER — YOU WORK IN THREADING ALIGNMENTS OF CREATIVITY. THAT COMES TO THIS PARALLELISM: THE SYNCHRONY OF HOW YOU THINK, WHAT YOU’VE WORKED ON AND WITH, AS WELL … Continue reading

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Brand patterning | The spirit of marks / patterning and the code of the brand

As designers, we stand to create ideas, impressions, messages and visualizations. And they are patterns — patterning of recognition, patterning pathways, patterning constructions. We create code, don’t we? You might ask, just what is a pattern? It’s an ancient phrasing … Continue reading

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Venezia: The MYST

As many know, I have a deep and abiding love of the Fog. I seek it out, look for it, shoot it. Everyday. And to that, we created [Michael & I] @TheFogSociety. You should join us on Facebook if you … Continue reading

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You Shall Be Death | Viola Installations

[1 — the first of the series of Italian notations.] You Shall Be Death | Viola Installations Given that today is the day for the celebration of Death, the hallowed eve — I offer this meditation: and what was, and … Continue reading

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What I have learned in one day

What I have learned in one day is t h a t : ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– E V E R Y D A Y i s a J O U R N E Y [SMALL OR LARGE] ––– That: however long, difficult … Continue reading

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100 years | The Eagle Scout

The Legacy of the Eagle Scout Award This year, the badge and legacy of the Eagle Scout reaches back a century. In the Girvin family, this is a potent tradition. All of the Girvin brothers are Eagles. And the tradition … Continue reading

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The Watch

The Focus of Watch Fullness, Studying the Terrain Around You. I was hiking and, to every horizon line, path, water-lined and sanded beach and I studied the wind, the insects’ movement, the course of birds, the turning light and colour … Continue reading

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Gay Pride

Gay Pride I spent time at the Seattle Center today, Boeing PSC IMAX Theatre [Girvin did the logo for the complex, as well as the theatre, along with the signing treatments,] checking out the monster “Image Maximum” screen showing of … Continue reading

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A Visitation

A V I S I T A T I O N I’ve learned, over time — with hornets and other winged insects that they look for and follow the Light. Trap one in a room with windows and they will … Continue reading

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Into the Mist

Time ticks as you walk in the dark, emerging or failing light — and you realize that your true reliable momentum measure is the sound of your heels — moment to moment: pavement, gravel, pea, grass, chipped woods, snow and … Continue reading

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