Mohonk Mountain House

Mohonk Mountain House

Mohonk Mountain House
September 27, 2009

I’ll be one of the featured speakers at Will Shortz’ annual Wordplay Weekend at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY, November 13–15.


Featured in ICON Magazine
September 9, 2009

Delaware Valley residents: Don’t miss this month’s issue of ICON magazine!


Logo for
August 31, 2009

Typedia is a community-driven website that classifies typefaces. I recently designed its logo and then wrote about the process.

Read the story behind it on Typedia.


AIGA New Mexico Seminar
August 24, 2009

Maggie Macnab, Joel Nakamura and John Langdon present a half-day seminar that explores the fascinating relevance of symbolism to effective and engaging visual communications. The seminar takes place at the Santa Fe Complex in Santa Fe, NM, on Saturday, September 19th, 9:00am–12 noon. For more information go to the event’s website.


Angels & Demons Red Carpet
August 10, 2009







Red Carpet for Angels & Demons
May 24, 2009

The Red Carpet premiere was a blast!


Angels & Demons display on Sony Building
May 6, 2009

This Angels & Demons display is in front of the Sony Building on Madison Ave. in NY, featuring animated ambigrams! (Start spreadin’ the news… )


Interview at
May 5, 2009

I’m interviewed at


Photo © Frances Schwabenland 2008. Used with permission.

Angels & Demons website
April 14, 2009

See my Angels & Demons ambigrams at the film’s promotional site (much more than you will, or did, in the film).

March 21, 2009

Following a short theatrical run in England, Monkeyshine was recently released on DVD, exclusively on A year and a half ago, I created an ambigram that plays, shall we say, a pivotal role in this film. The BBC has acclaimed Monkeyshine highly as “a little gem”, “grounded and believable”, and “expertly shot.”

Ethereal Pondering of a Sightless Gaze
March 21, 2009

I designed my first quarter-turn ambigram for J S Mayank’s 8-minute film/music video, “Ethereal Pondering of a Sightless Gaze,” which also features my “Carpe Diem” ambigram, in beautiful company. The film is playing at the Newport Beach Film Festival, Saturday, April 25. [You’ll find it under LMU shorts] and the London Independent film Festival, April 17–27. [You’ll find it under official selection 2009, international shorts]



Transaction Analysis Exhibition
March 8, 2009

Three of my logo-inspired paintings will appear in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland. The exhibition is entitled Transaction Analysis and will run from March 11 to April 14. (The college and gallery will be closed March 23 to 29.) On Wednesday, March 11, there will be a gallery talk at 12 noon, and a reception from 6 to 9 pm.