Another Music Top Five Friday October 11th, 2013

It has been a while since we did a music Top Five so I figured I’d put another one together. I once told a friend that my taste in music is either a little ahead of the curve, or extremely behind the rest of people’s music tastes.   For example, I didn’t hear about Imagine…read more…

Top Five Friday September 27th, 2013

Good Friday to you all!  It is starting to be more fall-ish across the country and that is a good thing.  Even in the south, we are seeing a break in the oppressive summer heat and humidity.  I know this sounds like a lead in to a fall themed Top Five, but it isn’t.  …read more…

Top Five Friday August 30th 2013

Here we are again!   It seems like every week we have a Friday…  Wait… This Friday, the Top Five has found a lot of cool things on the interwebs.   We’ll shake up the way that you think you should count, look at foods and flags, see a really cool trick, have a new…read more…

Music Top 5 Friday August 9th 2013

There’s a pep in my step and a song in my heart for this week’s Top 5.  I’ve been listening to some new music this week and thought that it would be great to share some of that music in this week’s Top 5. 1.) Trampled By Turtles-Wait So Long from Justin Gustavison on Vimeo.…read more…

Top 5 Friday: June 14th

Well, here we are again.  I know, it seems like just yesterday you were reading about accents, the Simpsons, and cell phone usage.   Now its that time again.  Here is your Top 5 Friday. 1.) Here is number 1.  Or should I say 0?  The number 0 has some really weird properties.    Numbers have…read more…

Farewell Top 5 Friday Plus Five : May 31, 2013

Ai Weiwei

I bid adieu to Poka Yoke Design. This is my final post. Hopefully my random clusters of photography, art and weird viral videos were memorable or at the very least, sparked some interest outside your normal perception, world, what have you. Thanks to everyone for reading, browsing and any general scrolling through the blog, Facebook,…read more…

Top 5 Friday : April 19, 2013

Matej Peljhan

1. Le Petite Prince depicts a 12-year boy named Lukas performing ordinary activities like dancing, swimming and playing basketball, things he cannot do in real life due to his muscular dystrophy. Created by photographer and psychologist Matej Peljhan, Le Petite Prince is a part of an ongoing practice that Peljhan utilizes in his photographic therapy.…read more…

Top 5 Friday : March 1, 2013

Bill Gekas

1. Australian photographer Bill Gekas recreates famous master paintings with the help of his 5-year old daughter. First, what a way to take advantage of child labor. And second, she’s so cute. Enough said. 2. I am mesmerized by the handiwork of Seb Lester. Every stroke of the calligraphy pen is smooth, fluid and flawless.…read more…

Top 5 Friday : February 22, 2013

Operation Crossroads

1. Finding Vivian Maier is a documentary about a reclusive albeit brilliant street photographer. Maier’s images are poignant to say the least. They capture life in and around New York City that cannot be imitated by digital cameras and camera phones. It is true analog art in its purest, unadulterated, profound form. 2. In 1946…read more…

Top 5 Friday : February 1, 2013

Google Street Scene

1. Paperman, an animated short produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and directed by John Kahrs, tells the story of love at first sight, fate and changing your destiny. It stole my heart. Enough said. 2. Photographer Joseph O. Holmes captured visitors at the Museum of Modern Art participating in Phillip Worthington’s installation, Shadow Monsters.…read more…