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big ideas.

Our blog is a library of resources and ideas found by us or shared with us by our friends and client network. It’s a collection of articles, radio stories, infographics and videos that relate to our work and broaden our thinking: our favorite content from the internet and beyond. Original commentary gives insight into our process and poses questions about the world inside and outside of the studio.

Archive for January, 2012

Though they are inherently obnoxious and oversimplified, I love these kinds of lists. (I’m also really bad at reading and like to boil things down) Turn to GOOD for a snapshot of what’s painfully, embarrassingly current. If you see yourself reflected in this mirror of new thises and thats, you may consider yourself an historically […]


There has been a lot of grumbling about the expense of the proposed high speed rail line that would link Northern and Southern California. As with any massive infrastructure development, the issues are complex, effecting landscapes, people, and a myriad of special interests and the cost seems impossibly high for our poor, bankrupt state. That […]


PART TIME PRODUCTION ARTIST WANTED: L Studio, a Sausalito-based design + communications agency is looking for a freelance digital production artist to join our team in a permanent, part-time position. 1-2 days a week onsite, at the start, with the possibility of increased hours (depending on studio workflow). Candidates should have 2+ years of experience, […]