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ryan paul : phenotyp.com

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About

Hi. I’m Ryan.

I’ll get all dewey-eyed and idealistic if I start talking about the whys, so I’ll spare you. When it comes to what, though, I’ve designed: cars, computers, medical equipment, corporate identities, product identities, toys, interactions, research, analysis, aircraft interiors, architectural interiors, packaging, museum installations, information graphics, presentations that sell companies, products, and ideas, and if I haven’t failed completely, maybe some of the psychic landscape that we’ll be inhabiting soon.

My resume is here: CV

Apparently I’m now on Facebook, too.

I’ve also started just dumping sketches, work, photos, and stories here. If you want the baby-food version of everything.

And I’d rather write a dissertation than answer multiple-choice questions. So I’ll stop, and just let you have a look around.

this site looks best in firefox, on a big screen.

Here are some people I know, respect, love, and admire, in various combinations.

Mom.

Dad.

Bob.

Lee.

Ashton.

Kelly

Matthew.

Ric Stultz.

Here’s a list of good things, which comes in no way close to everything:

Influential images [logic+emotion, optimism vis a vis nostalgia]:

Josef Müller-Brockmann
George Lois
Helmut Krone
magazines in the 60s
Dieter Rams
the cold war
NASA in the 60s: Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, the *ing Saturn V
John Huehnergarth
Dr. Strangelove
Alberto Giacometti
Frank Lloyd Wright
Ralph Steadman
Michael Bierut
J Mays
The Designers Republic
Mikes Young&Cina
Andrew Slewinski
John Norman
Camilo Pardo
Rick Joy
Ashley Wood
Keith Carter
Toshihiko Yoshizawa
Ric Stultz
Spike Jonze
Gary Larson
Case Study houses
2001
Ryan North (Dinosaur Comics)

sounds:

J S Bach
W A Mozart
Gabriel Fauré
Telefon Tel Aviv
The Flaming Lips
Fuckin’ MOTOWN.
The Roots
Beck (yeah. sue me)
Richard D. James
CPI
Ani DiFranco
Richie Hawtin
Marvin Gaye
De La Soul
Deadbeat

words:

David Foster Wallace
Edward O Wilson
David Quammen
Richard Tounschendeaux
Amy Hempel
Billy Collins
Richard Feynman
James Gleick
Richard Powers
Janine Benyus
Berke Breathed

production:

fuckin Kubrick
Radiolab
Top Gear
Tronic
Joseph Kosinski
Joost Korngold