Since I am smack in the middle of a prototyping phase for my new company, http://www.lostcitydesign.com I thought I would record some designer notes I have learned to consider, because they matter. develop a list of parts, each part gets a number design the skeleton with the skin in mind the skeleton will need toContinue reading “Technical Illustrations”
I was approached by a Conservation Club wrestling with the decision on whether or not to restore or renovate a 1920’s era railway caboose on their property. The issue of “original intent of design” arose and I began researching the history of railway car engineering. This became the pre-design information that would prove beneficial toContinue reading “Restoration vs. Renovation”
If you would like to commission a house portrait for a family member or neighbor please contact me at richievgunn(AT)gmail.com to get the ball rolling. The cost, depending on the size or complexity, will vary but the average price is about $300 for a 24″ x 24″ image painted on 3/4″ plywood, hanging hardware applied,Continue reading “House Portraiture”
Conceptual work for a miniature golf course in the hot and muggy Caribbean.
I got a new job! I work for Adventure Golf Services in Traverse City, Michigan – I am a miniature golf course designer. Since half of our work must meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and many courses will go into an existing building And I am an architect for crying outContinue reading “Miniature Golf Architect”
These isometric perspectives were inspired by John McPhee’s book, Annals of the Former World. I did not appreciate geology until I read that book and now I’m hooked! A fascinating world lies beneath our feet, it’s just moving very slowly, and… much of it is buried.