I started writing essays on a professional level in 1996 when I was asked to do a column for America Online’s Digital City. Entitled “Dig the New Breed”, it started its life as a music column telling you all the cool new bands and at the same time talking about my life as a toiler […]


I started doing design work in 1987 when I was sophomore in college working for a place called T-Shirt Inc. They did a combination of almost every rock and roll t-shirt in the US, and a ton of the retail t-shirt printing for K-Mart. I started off cutting rubylith and doing letraset. I started learning […]


AlliedChemical started as a joke, a funny way to answer the telephone. But it took on a life of its own as my work led me into the internet. In 1996 I was working at Twin/Tone and consulting for Liquid Audio  when we were putting together the idea of what a download store would look […]


Miyagi is a hair salon that my wife Mo Murphy and  I opened in 2008. The shop is different in a number of ways  the idea is to break the shell of a typical Aveda salon.  For my part I concentrated on inital planning, finance, design (the logo itself was designed by Kii Arens)  and […]