Christoph Niemann is my new favorite person.

I’ve been waist deep in Design Methods (which he did not write) and a similar book (which he also did not write) that say basically, there are lots of methods you can use to  design which should be carried out rationally and systematically.  But at some instant, the design comes to you in a flash of insight which is not part of the formula but (hopefully) catalyzed by it.

The authors of said text-in-proportion-to-pictures-heavy books clearly did not know about this.

And even better than his portfolio (but not so relavent to this project), his blog for the New York Times is truly something genius to behold.