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Ji Lee lecture

Article: Ji Lee lecture

2011/03 Ji Lee from CreativeMornings on Vimeo.


One of my first posts here on SUNfiltered back in the spring of 2009 (insert aphorism here about how time flies and holy father I’m getting old) was a spotlight on my design crush Ji Lee, then creative director at Google Labs until his recent move to Facebook as their first creative director. Ever since I first learned of him and his work years ago, his ability to channel his creativity into both personal projects and his soaring career has long been a source of inspiration for me. In the video above, Ji Lee gave a recent talk at Creative Mornings (a monthly series of short lectures) discussing how the pursuit of personal passions and interests can have a positive, unintentional consequence on one’s career. If you’re in a rut this is a must-watch video.

Famous Objects from Classic Movies

Article: Famous Objects from Classic Movies

The genius lightning of designer Ji Lee struck again with his latest project Famous Objects from Classic Movies. This time, he makes an addicting online word and movie trivia game combined with the recent trend of minimalist movie posters. My fanboy enthusiasm for Lee’s works is well known among my friends: this latest makes me…

Pick Your Cupid

Article: Pick Your Cupid

“Pick Your Cupid” is a Valentine’s Day appropriate witty graphic piece in the New York Times from a SUNfiltered favorite Ji Lee (previously). Click on the image above to enlarge.