The goal of innovation is not to come up with new ideas. Instead, it is the wise implemtation of great ideas that produce positive change by extending the reach and influence of God’s Kingdom.
In December 2010 we visited the Japanese Garden’s in Portland with my in-laws. Because we were in the dead of winter, I turned my lens to the man-made design and architecture that make up the gardens.
One of the things I admire is fine craftsmanship. The kind that gives deep consideration to every step of the process. I particularly find it enjoyable when the aim is not only producing a fine craft, but producing a fine craftsman. The Shakers embody this in deep and profound ways. A few years ago we [...]
One of the things that inspires me is scalable detail. It’s the amazing blend of art and engineering. The art of getting something to look great, and the engineering prowess to bring it to the masses. Normally at odds with one another, these two disciplines have to focus on the delicate blend of conviction, compromise, [...]