Author: aocole

  • Skill Shot

    Skill Shot

    Skill Shot is a pinball zine based in Seattle, publishing quarterly with a circulation of about 2500 printed issues. Skill Shot’s web presence includes a WordPress blog with multiple custom features: In addition to the web and mobile features I also contribute to layout of the zine in InDesign and also author a pinball-themed crossword…

  • Bird Box/Stand With Our Checkers

    Bird Box/Stand With Our Checkers

    2013. The Bird Box for Stand With Our Checkers, designed and launched in 48 hours, was a web-connected interactive hardware device to stimulate and react to discussion on Twitter. Built to withstand exposure to the elements and public crowds, this device provided live feedback to a protest crowd in Westlake Center in downtown Seattle.

  • WTF has McGinn Done?

    WTF has McGinn Done?

    WTF has McGinn Done? (WTFHMD) was a microsite promoting Mike McGinn’s accomplishments during his first term as mayor of Seattle. Inspiration for this project was drawn from the similar site from Obama’s first term. WTFHMD was an entirely static HTML/Javascript site with excellent performance. The site was designed and launched in 24 hours. Content was built…

  • En Plein Air Coffee Club

    En Plein Air Coffee Club

    2014-2019. The En Plein Air Coffee Club (EPACC) was an informal gathering of cycle folk who like to drink coffee and play with camp stoves. Each week I posted directions to a new location for a Friday morning meeting. https://epacc.org/

  • Bird Box/GreenDrinks

    Bird Box/GreenDrinks

    2014. The Bird Box for GreenDrinks is a web-connected interactive hardware device to stimulate and react to discussion on Twitter.

  • Bird Box/Smash Putt

    Bird Box/Smash Putt

    2013. The Bird Box for Smash Putt is a web-connected interactive hardware device to stimulate and react to discussion on Twitter. The Bird Box was designed to withstand a barroom atmosphere. This Bird Box was also used at the 2013 Seattle Mini Maker Faire.