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Grad Show

Wow I let months slip by without updates, I will be posting some updates and projects and more news on my quest for Google. You will want to check back frequently :]

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Graduation: Prep

I wanted to change the way people grabbed my business cards at my grad show, so when visitors reached for a card off my table they were in for a little surprise. Thanks to the guys and gals at Evil Mad Science I was able to put together this interactive LED panel that uses sensors to detect changes in light value.

Photos and a video:

interactive led board
interactive led board
interactive led board

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Legit Print: The Birth of the Logo

Legit Print is an online printing resource company that started in the Summer 2009 with two employees: my brother and myself. With a business background and knowledge of Graphic Design we were able to launch a modest online printing company that has done significantly well. LegitPrint.com The website is currently undergoing redevelopment (by me)

LegitPrint

It’s been an interesting process, I get a lot of questions about the logo. If you were trying to guess what the drops in the logo were and you guessed drops of ink, you would be correct.

LegitPrint

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Project: This Was Expensive pt.2

This was a prototype made by Nancy Chui and Kevin Kwok. The website was created with the Raphael js library. The screen is an Acer T230H running off a Windows 7 laptop with multi touch built it intuitively. The project was showcased at a graduation show located at the Art Center College of Design.

We still have some bugs to fix and we find it works best on Google Chrome, no I am not just saying that (har har har).

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Google: Cr-48 Chrome Notebook

Unfortunately despite my early application to get one of these awesome notebooks, I did not end up actually receiving one. However, my friend Alex was lucky enough to get his hands on… 2! (now someone tell me how that is fair). No he did not give me but he let me examine it. It’s amazingly fast and I know Google was saying the shell of the laptop is temporary but I absolutely love it. It has a soft matte coating and its ENTIRELY black.

If you’re listening Google, you can still send me one, you have my info :)

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New Portfolio

Graduation is creeping up in about a week. It’s hard to believe I’ve called this place home for so long (Art Center College of Design) and now I finally have reached the finish line. Time to find a job, make a living and lets not forget – repaying those friendly lenders for all my loans.

A fresh new look on life requires a fresh new portfolio, hopefully the new website will help engage the viewer and really get close and personal with my work. NO really, literally get close with my work, I made sure my site had full bled images to fill up each page, its pretty different than what I had been doing before. There are always tons of people who will tell you what to do or how you should do things, many told me to step away from the little hints of Star Wars, but I did it anyways. This website is mines, this portfolio is mines and whatever is on it is a part of me. So I’m going to do just that, do me (yes that is me on the front page). www.kevinkwok.com

A tip: you can navigate the site in 2 ways. One – clicking the thumbnails at the bottom of each project. Two – clicking the left and right arrows that also appear on each project.

Another thing about graduation…Google rep is coming. This is one of the biggest moments for me, this blog, and the whole kevinforgoogle campaign this is my first shot at something I have been longing for. Cross your fingers people – here we go.

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JPL: Habitat for Humanity

The other day a bunch of us from the office volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and dedicated our time to help out an elder couple fix their house. That was hard, but worth the good heart-warming feeling? But not the burning sensation in your arms the next morning.

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MURSWORLD: “Phenomenal”

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