I’ve been the lead developer on Molecule World, a fantastic iPad app by Digital World Biology for visualizing complex biological molecules, since the spring of 2014. Brad Larson wrote the first version (based off his Molecules app, which set the bar for 3D visualization on iPhones), but I’ve added quite a lot of neat features since. It’s a […]
Build Your Own Boyfriend is the comic project on which Kim and I lavished most of our time and attention, back when we were drawing graphic novels (stories, whatever). I still think it’s quirky, sweet, and features the kind of illustration style I’d return to in the blink of an eye: A bit of manga […]
I’ve become hooked on Instagram, perhaps the only social network site that I use willingly and frequently. It’s also become my favorite game on the iPhone: Take photos with the Instagram format in mind, then edit/apply filters/post them later when I have a spare moment. I’m macieksmuga on Instagram – please check me out there! […]
Some tandem bikes feature an eccentric front bottom bracket, allowing the rider to adjust the timing chain tension. I picked this as a technical illustration project (using Illustrator) because I’ve sometimes had to adjust the position of this eccentric on the road – say, after a wipeout, when the timing chain fell off.
I used to work for the Space Science and Engineering Center at the University of Wisconsin—Madison back in the mid-2000’s. Besides working on various scientific software projects (I even designed/managed some of the software that gathered long-term trend data from the weather station on the roof, pictured above), I did various illustrations for them as my graphic design […]