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April 8th, 2024. It’s a wonderful life.


January 1st, 2023. I gave a speech in front of hundreds at a restaurant. Happy New Year. DIRE STRAITS, Six Blade Knife (1978)

January 2nd, 2023. BRYAN SINGER, The Usual Suspects (2000)

January 3rd, 2023. I ran 8 miles. Took a really nice photo of the wet streets at night. PIERRE SOUPLE, Tout Comme Tu Me Sens (2018)

January 4th, 2023. Batman (1966)

January 5th, 2023. I cleaned and vacuumed my room. RCR ARQUITECTES, Piedra Tosca Park (2004)

January 6th, 2023. Noticed that a bench was intentionally misaligned. DONALD JUDD, MOMA Exhibition Book

January 7th, 2023. Scanned and rescanned and then photoshopped some stuff to varying effects. CARUSO ST. JOHN, V&A Museum of Childhood (2006)

January 8th, 2023. NOLAN SINGER, Greek Paintings (1955)

January 9th, 2023. Figured out a plan to optimize the classroom. SUPERSTUDIO, Continuous Monument (1969)

January 10th, 2023. Most of my work gets done at the Literature, Science, and the Arts Building at the third outwards facing desk on the second level. ASAKE, Mr. Money with the Vibe (2022)

January 11th, 2023. CHAMILLIONAIRE, Ridin (2005)

January 12th, 2023. Practiced hitting a volleyball over the net with velocity. 

January 13th, 2023. RICHARD KELLEY, Donnie Darko (2001)

January 14th, 2023

January 15th, 2023. Configured different lineups in FIFA the video game. Drew swaths of grass. MARTIN MCDONAGH, The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

January 16th, 2023. 

January 17th, 2023. Took fancy photos of architectural models. TAKEOFF, Last Memory (2018) 

January 18th, 2023. “Workmanship of risk - the result of every operation during production is determined by the workman as he works and its outcome depends wholly or largely on his care, judgement, and dexterity.”

January 19th, 2023. Scribbled a lot of different words to file away digitally. BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD, Ants From Up There (2022)

January 20th, 2023

January 21st, 2023. Used a Starbucks gift card from my grandma to help get work finished. CHRISTOPHER NOLAN, Memento (2000)

January 22nd, 2023

January 23rd, 2023. Submitted a portfolio for competition. 

January 24th, 2023. ARYA STARR, Rush (2022)

January 25th, 2023. Lots of snow documented. No one showed up to work. BILL WITHERS, I Can’t Write Left Handed - Live (1972)

January 26th, 2023. ArcPrep was canceled due to snow. My friends made a bunch of snowmen. Got a haircut. Won a volleyball game. JR. WALKER & THE ALL STARS, What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) (1969)

January 27th, 2023. 

January 28th, 2023. THE SMILE, A Light for Attracting Attention (2022)

January 29th, 2023. BOYS DON’T CRY, Frank Ocean (2016) specifically the color guide by TOM SACHS pages 1-22

January 30th, 2023. Lost a basketball game. VIRGIL ABLOH, “Insert Complicated Title Here” (2017)

January 31st, 2023. YORGOS LANTHIMOS, The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)


February 1st, 2023. WES ANDERSON, The Making of Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).

February 2nd, 2023. Learned 15 new names. Told the new names about why the Jordan 11 “Concord’ is the perfect shoe. BRUTHER, Cultural and Sports Center (2014)

February 3rd, 2023. Drove to Chicago to eat overpriced breakfasts. Looked at buildings. ADIDAS, Feet You Wear (1996-98)

February 4th, 2023. DAVID LEAN, Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

February 5th, 2023. Switched serif Century Old Style Std to personal favorite bland sans serif: New Haas Grotesk - may go back. ISAAC HAYES, Hung Up on My Baby (1974)

February 6th, 2023. Lost a basketball game. Listened to a guy talk about  concrete with a bunch of grad students. PHILIPPE BLOCK, Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture (2023)

February 7th, 2023. ALEJANDRO GONZALEZ INARRITU, Birdman, or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance (2014)

February 8th, 2023. Asked for a desk. CLIPSE, Hell Hath No Fury (2006)

February 9th, 2023. Taught kids how to moves boxes with Rhino in the morning. Wore a turtleneck with the chain loose at night.

February 10th, 2023. PAULO MENDES LA ROCHA, Pinacoteca do Estado (1998)

February 11th, 2023. Sent my sister songs with ‘sick beats’. One of which is ANGARA, Kyoto (2021)

February 12th, 2023. “Rent is due every day.” STANLEY DONWOOD, A Moon Shaped Pool (2016)

February 13th, 2023. Finally got a desk. Won a basketball game. BBC, Blue Planet II (2017)

February 14th, 2023. Almost finished with this website. Valentine’s Day. FLUME, Things Don’t Always Go The Way You Plan (2023)

February 15th, 2023. Made a list of all the people I’m thankful for. I’m not sure if its too long or too short. MARVIN GAYE, What’s Going On (1971)

February 16th, 2023. Hippos and chickens and all kinds of wonder. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, Mirrors (2013)

February 17th, 2023. “Large and ostentatious but also small and necessary.” ANDREW DOMINIK, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

February 18th, 2023. Woke up early and rolled with the punches. ARQUITECTURA-G, Verdi House (2021)

February 19th, 2023. My ankle turned black and blue, but my life is yellow at the moment. FRED AGAIN...,  Tate (how i feel) (2021) 

February 20th, 2023. Firing off some emails for career benefit. “What you work is what you earn.” LCD SOUNDSYSTEM, Tribulations (2005)

February 21st, 2023. Afrobeats and house music.

February 22nd, 2023. Rain and snow. RICK OWENS, Legaspi (2019)

February 23rd, 2023. DON TOLIVER, Love Sick (2023)

February 24th, 2023. Follow the white rabbit. LANA and LILLY WACHOWSKI, The Matrix (1999)

February 25th, 2023. I want to make models in Milan. Relentlessly.

February 26th, 2023. Damian Lillard scored 71 points in a game. MARTIN SCORSESE, The King of Comedy (1982)

February 27th, 2023. It’s raining in Ann Arbor. SALVADORE DALI, Dreams of Venus (1936)

February 28th, 2023. Putting ducks in a row.


March 1st, 2023. ERNEST HEMINGWAY, The Sun Also Rises (1957)

March 2nd, 2023. Smashed some fruits together in a display of architecture. RYAN COOGLER, Creed (2015)

March 2nd, 2023. DJO, End of Beginning (2022)

March 3rd, 2023. The gym is closed. 

March 4th, 2023. Red and blue and yellow. DAMIEN CHAZELLE, Babylon (2023)

March 5th, 2023. Sweater and silky pants. Dirty shoes.

March 6th, 2023. This website still need some work.

March 7th, 2023. Possibly the greatest moment in musical pedigogy arrives at the 3:32 mark. Reverberation and feeling. TAME IMPALA, Eventually (2015)

March 8th, 2023. If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready. 6A ARCHITECTS, Cowan Court (2016)

March 9th, 2023. 

March 10th, 2023. “There is only one way to avoid criticism. Do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.”

March 11th, 2023. Between the legs, between the legs, stepback, shot. 

March 12th, 2023. Soicism. 

March 13th, 2023. ROBERT ALTMAN, Kansas City (1996)

March 14th, 2023. The optimal Greek salad consists of equal parts tomato and cucumber, sliced to the same size. Red onion, kalamata olives, and feta cheese are added at about half size of tomatoes/cucumbers. A few swipes of extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar, too much ground pepper and oregano, and a selective amount of kosher salt.

March 15th, 2023.

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March 21st, 2023. This is my birthday. I turned 22. Worked 13 hours. Enjoyed 24 hours.

March 22nd, 2023. YOUNG THUG, Beautiful Thugger Girls (2017)

March 23rd, 2023.

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March 27th, 2023. “The man who loves walking will walk further than the man who loves the destination.”

March 28th, 2023.

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March 30th, 2023. ROSALIA, RAUW ALEJANDRO, Vampiros (2023)

March 31st, 2023.


April 1, 2023. “When you get there, you will already be there.”

April 2nd, 2023. 

April 3rd, 2023.

April 4th, 2023.

April 5th, 2023.

April 6th, 2023. Stopped going to the gym and started doing a lot of push ups. 

April 7th, 2023. 

April 8th, 2023.

April 9th. 2023.

April 10th, 2023. I used to mow lawns and do yardwork and paint houses and sell shirts and tear up flooring all day. Now I do the same thing but sitting down using Photoshop.

April 11th, 2023.

April 12th, 2023. ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA, Out of the Blue (1977)

April 13th, 2023.

April 14th, 2023. THE PHARCYDE, Labcabincalifornia (1995)

April 15th, 2023.

April 16th, 2023.

April 17th, 2012.

April 18th, 2023. “For me, the action is the juice.”

April 19th, 2023.

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April 21st, 2023. Scorekeeper’s Bar & Grill. I’ve realized that the people around me are the most important people in the world.

April 22nd, 2023. DOMINIC FIKE, What Could Possibly Go Wrong (2023)

April 23rd, 2023.

April 24th, 2023. Won some trivia. 

April 25th, 2023.

April 26th, 2023. DAFT PUNK, One More Time (2000)

April 27th, 2023.

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April 29th, 2023. All my friends graduated. Most of them.

April 30th, 2023. 


May 1st, 2023. Lots of books overdue at the library.

May 2nd, 2023.

May 3rd, 2023.

May 4th, 2023. Eating McDonald’s fries out of a purse.

May 5th, 2023.

May 6th, 2023. “I failed over and over. I kept going to the studio.”

May 7th, 2023.

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May 9th, 2023.

May 10th, 2023.

May 11th, 2023. MARVIN GAYE, If I Should Die Tonight (1973)

May 12th, 2023.

May 13th, 2023. Planning a ball. Not really sure why. (That’s a lie)

May 14th, 2023. 

May 15th, 2023.

May 16th, 2023. All I ever wanted to do was design sneakers for Micheal Jordan. THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT, Sirius (1982)

May 17th, 2023.

May 18th, 2023.

May 19th, 2023. STANLEY KUBRICK, Full Metal Jacket (1987)

May 20th, 2023.

May 21st, 2023. ANDREI TARVOSKY, Solaris (1972)

May 22nd, 2023. Walking is an essential part of any day. 070 SHAKE, Modus Vivendi (2020)

May 23rd, 2023.

May 24th, 2023. “Work ethic is free, go spend it.”  LIL DURK, Pelle Coat (2023)

May 25th, 2023.

May 26th, 2023. GASTON LA TOUCHE, Le Bal (1890)

May 27th, 2023.

May 28th, 2023. DAVID LOWERY, The Green Knight (2021)

May 29th, 2023.

May 30th, 2023. Almost all important work gets done on the porch while playing STEELY DAN, Dirty Work (1972)


June 1st, 2023. My Spotify student discount has finally run out. Need to find $5 more.

June 2nd, 2023. ENSAMBLE STUDIO, C’an Terra (2020)

June 3rd, 2023.

June 4th, 2023.

June 5th, 2023. Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse (2023)

June 6th, 2023. We made some phone screensavers. JID, The Forever Story (2022)

June 7th, 2023. All my kids made it.

June 8th, 2023. BRIAN ROBBINS, Good Burger (1997)

June 9th, 2023. MICHAEL B. JORDAN, Creed III (2023)

June 10th, 2023.  Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse (2023)

June 11th, 2023. Intentionally making it more difficult. I want it the harder way. RADIOHEAD, A Moon Shaped Pool (2016)

June 12th, 2023. “If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready.” ROBERT ALTMAN, California Split (1974)

June 13th, 2023.

June 14th, 2023. KIKI GYAN, Disco Dancer (1978)

June 15th, 2023. Visited some chickens and some dogs and some cats. 

June 16th, 2023. I have dedicated this summer into turning myself into a machine. I will be the best worker in the factory. TERRENCE MALICK, Days of Heaven (1978)

June 17th, 2023.

June 18th, 2023. Carrying around a camera. KEY GLOCK, Chromosomes (2023)

June 19th, 2023. SIDNEY LUMET, Serpico (1973)

June 20th, 2023. Polished silverware at an intensity.

June 21st, 2023. National smoothie day. FEDERICO FELLINI, 8 1/2 (1963)

June 22nd, 2023. “Business is business.” JANE CAMPION, The Power of the Dog (2021)

June 23rd, 2023. BDRMM, Happy (2020)

June 24th, 2023. One more time with feeling. LATHUN, Freak It (1997)

June 25th, 2023. Every dog has its day. BRIAN DE PALMA, Scarface (1983)

June 26th, 2023. Low light rain feeling. Breaking out the Nikon Coolpix s8200 from my mom’s closet. It’s too sharp. LUCA FERSKO, WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF (2023)

June 27th, 2023. I do like jazz now because of you. JONAH HILL, mid90s (2018)

June 28th, 2023. Just because the dog is tied to the tree doesn’t mean it won’t bark at the cars driving by. How to think like Leonardo da Vinci. This movie was harrowing. WES ANDERSON, Asteroid City (2023)

June 29th, 2023. I’m jus tryna hoop. GEORGE ROY HILL, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

June 30th, 2023. The fact that you can’t pick 8 or 9 is hesitation. Making business cards. JOHN SINGLETON, Boyz n the Hood (1991)


July 1st, 2023. COEN BROTHERS, Burn After Reading (2008)

July 2nd, 2023. Walks and more walks and runs. Go Byong Sun. WIM WENDERS, Paris, Texas (1984)

July 3rd, 2023. Storyboards, sketches, shapes, schemes. Thinly sliced papers forming a wall. OTIS BROWN, THE DELIGHTS, Southside Chicago (1966)

July 4th, 2023. No fireworks, just cranberry juice. 

July 5th, 2023. Master plan 007 villain. Making lists. BAKAR, Alive! (2023)

July 6th, 2023. Ok let me know when you’ve decided. “You can do it like it’s a great weight on you, or you can do it like it’s part of the dance.” GRETA GERWIG, Little Women (2019)

July 7th, 2023. Addie daily life! 

July 8th, 2023. Are you working Tuesday - see you then. QUENTIN TARANTINO, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

July 9th, 2023. Four hours. Suicokes black on black. The Nike Air Zoom Tempo Next% in the “Rawdacious” colorway. DAVID LYNCH, Blue Velvet (1986)

July 10th, 2023. Eating a chipotle bowl with the top. BON IVER, Flume (2007)

July 11th, 2023. Put all your eggs in one basket, and if it doesn’t work, make more eggs. SERGIO LEONE, Once Upon a Time in the West (1969)

July 12th, 2023. What’s wrong with my pants. 20 feet by 20 feet by 20 feet with some matching bricks. MAGIC SYSTEM, 1er Gaou (2003)

July 13th, 2023. PESO PLUMA, GRUPO FRONTERA, Tulum (2023)

July 14th, 2023. Turf pellets and the sun rising. Does the fact that I’m trying to do it do it for you. WES ANDERSON, Bottle Rocket (1996)

July 15th, 2023. Wearing an inside out black tee so Obama is on the inside. BRIAN DE PALMA, Mission Impossible (1996)

July 16th, 2023. Minimal touch, respectfully. DAVID MACKENZIE, Hell or High Water (2016)

July 17th, 2023. On top of a parking garage. White long sleeve top, not a sweater. WES ANDERSON, Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

July 18th, 2023. Reading a book from right to left. GO HASEGAWA, Contemporary Architect’s Concept Series 11 (2011)

July 19th, 2023. Tell me the secret. MILES DAVIS, Miles in the Sky (1968)

July 20th, 2023. Climbing to the top of the clock. 

July 21st, 2023. GLOCKOMA 2, Key Glock (2023)

July 22nd. 2023. World famous hummus. Snoring in the park. STEVIE WONDER, Signed, Sealed, Delivered (1970)

July 23rd, 2023. Sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand. STUART ROSENBURG, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

July 24th, 2023. Do Not Make Me Use My Architect Voice! CHRISTOPHER NOLAN, Oppenheimer (2023)

July 25th, 2023. I’m mister get out on feet. Breakfast sandwiches and Otis Redding.

July 26th, 2023. I never tucked my shirt in school so why would I grow up and tuck my chain. LEON BRIDGES, Coming Home (2015)

July 27th, 2023. Go faster. 

July 28th, 2023. Always in all ways. TRAVIS SCOTT, Utopia (2023)

July 29th, 2023. “It’s not that what is past cast its light on what is present, or what is present its light on what is past; rather, image is that wherein what has been comes together in a flash with the now to form a constellation.”

July 30th, 2023. Cowboy boots with ribbons attached.

July 31st, 2023.


August 1st, 2023. Blending together. Blurred, shifted, sifted, tossed. THIBAUT GREVET, BAKAR, ‘Free’ Music Video (2022)

August 2nd, 2023. What does it mean to be cut from a different cloth.

August 3rd, 2023. JAMES BLAKE, Loading (2023)

August 4th, 2023. Wanna help me do something sneaky.

August 5th, 2023. People watching. DENIS VILLANUEVE, Prisoners (2013)

August 6th, 2023. Sauvignon Blanc. Not my circus, not my monkeys! PHIL LORD, CHRIS MILLER, The LEGO Movie (2014)

August 7th, 2023. I’m not an idiot who hasn’t lived on earth!

August 8th, 2023. Even these apples look fake. But at least they have stars on them. Back to work. HYPE WILLIAMS, TRAVIS SCOTT, ‘90210’ Music Video (2016)

August 9th, 2023. 

August 10th, 2023. Camo AP I’m a soldier. Get your feet off of the seat or you have to get off the bus.

August 11th, 2023. Hurry, take a video of the sky. 

August 12th, 2023. GRUPO FRONTERA, El Comienzo (2023)

August 13th, 2023. Cube shaped purse that doesn’t fit the things. 

August 14th, 2023.

August 15th, 2023. Balling. 

August 16th, 2023. Moving and forgetting. THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G., 112, Sky’s the Limit (1997)

August 17th, 2023.

August 18th, 2023.

August 19th, 2023. TOM FORD, Nocturnal Animals (2016)

August 20th, 2023.

August 21st, 2023. Hurry !!!!!! THE PENGUINS, Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) (1954)

August 22nd, 2023. Rodeo is Thursday bring your chicks im taking one

August 23rd, 2023. Sitting on the floor.

August 24th, 2023. The guacamole song. Bring your own truck. CAL TJADER, EDDIE PALMIERI, Guarija En Azul (1966)

August 25th, 2023. Trying not to set the neighbor’s house on fire.

August 26th, 2023. Pythagorean theorum and bed placement.

August 27th, 2023. POLO G, Barely Holdin’ On (2023)

August 28th, 2023. Maximum exertion every day. 

August 29th, 2023. Happy birthday dad. Falling asleep during the movie. Waking up and eating breakfast. 

August 30th, 2023. ‘Flowy top’. The dinosaur thing that Luke Skywalker is riding in the snow. Don’t go. PINK FLOYD, Wish You Were Here (1975)

August 31st, 2023. 


September 1st, 2023. “Watching the Big Lebowski was maybe the most euphoric experience of my life”

September 2nd, 2023. Different planet. 

September 3rd, 2023. Pens, pencils, totem poles, lightsabers, snowmen. Who knows if we’ve actually matured or not

September 4th, 2023. Dinosaur nuggets. Racing against the clock. A font can never be too small if you look closely enough. THE WEEKND, Wicked Games (2011)

September 5th, 2023. The word oeuvre. Breaking water balloons. Lions amongst the sheep. PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON, Phantom Thread (2017)

September 6th, 2023. “The plan is just a naked little animal.”

September 7th, 2023. Sharpie on a $1 bill. Cursive. BABY KEEM, The Melodic Blue (2021)

September 8th, 2023. Paint leftover on fingers. Moss bits on some rough edges. Strings loose. TEEZO TOUCHDOWN, How Do You Sleep At Night? (2023)

September 9th, 2023. Shopping cart with a grill on top for sale. No good deed goes unpunished.

September 10th, 2023. Making “little sexy buildings that are not encumbered by plumbing issues”. 

September 11th, 2023. Enthusiam after doubt. Wildebeest. Ad hoc. Randomly travel throughout the paper until you reach your destination.

September 12th, 2023.

September 13th, 2023.

September 14th, 2023. Sometimes I get emotional over fonts

September 15th, 2023. DENIS VILLANUEVE, Arrival (2018)

September 16th, 2023.

September 17th, 2023. Maybe they were gonna be a painter until somebody said they couldn’t paint. THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, Mayonaise (1993)

September 18th, 2023.

September 19th, 2023. “How you tryna make me hungry when I’m already starving.”

September 20th, 2023. BRENT FAIYAZ, WY@ (2023)

September 21st, 2023. Hi, I’m Bobby. Trying to have a good head on my shoulders. 

September 22nd, 2023. Get rid of the sketchy lines. Everyone standing up to see some lines. Two is better than one.

September 23rd, 2023. Dirt bikes, wheelies, and sleeping on a rug. 

September 24th, 2023. ANDREI TARKOVSKY, Stalker (1979) 

September 25th, 2023. What are the limits of problems?

September 26th, 2023. I guess I am the instigator. Pile of scraps. Please don’t throw away, these are very important.

September 27th, 2023. Things know when they have to happen.

December 1st, 2023. Busy. Hungry dogs run faster. Updates soon.