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How do you Sorta? Designer Jacob Holloway's Lovely Mass Effect Doodles

Good friend and elder Sortan Jacob Holloway does digital strategy & design by day (with his consultancy Convergence) and draws fantastic sketches of his favorite sci-fi obsessions by night. Here, characters from Mass Effect.

Jacob uses a black leatherette notebinder loaded with unlined and graph paper.

Barrel Strength Design's "Sing Another Song" To Do list template: because you can't think very far in advance


Traditional To Do lists take on familiar forms: a list of checkboxes to fill out and cross off when complete. It's an age old design that Ben Parizek, founder of the web design consultancy Barrel Strength Design, has always found problems with. 

"Items on To Do lists tend to get stale almost the instant they're written," Ben explains. "I used to have 'Record Album of Children's Songs' on my to do list, and it stayed there for months and months."