I am Ariel Cotton. I'm an artist, UI/UX designer, & maker of interactive things.



The World Is Your Interface

October 5, 2019 1:19 Design, Travel

This is a collection of ideas on design, navigating the world around us, how the two are frequently interchangeable, and how design inspiration lies everywhere we look. I gave this as a talk three years ago at Beyond Tellerrand Berlin. I've decided to turn it into a blog post, and updated a few ...

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The Colorful World of Artist Residencies

October 16, 2016 4:42 Art, Travel

Dear Internet, it has been a while, hasn't it? I've been busy. Ever since I last wrote, I've turned into a crusty Berlin freelancing bum who barely leaves the house acquired a visa that permits me to live and work in Germany for a while, documented some of this year's whirlwind of life changes and ...

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RADIOHEAD.

September 23, 2016 10:01 Music

Hello internet. It's been a while, but that doesn't mean things have been quiet. I have an entire backlog of blog posts to write, some of which you will see within the coming weeks. However, I just have to gush a little about recent experiences I've had involving one of my favorite bands of all ...

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Moving to Berlin

March 1, 2016 11:12 Art, Design, Travel

As you all can see, it has been nearly three years since I have touched this blog. At the time, I was still a student at Cooper Union, getting ready to have my senior thesis show and graduate. Things have certainly evolved a lot in the last three years. I went through a couple of web design ...

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One hell of a week.

April 26, 2013 7:46 Art, Music

This has been the best week I’ve ever had at Cooper Union, as well as the most fulfilled and certain about myself and my future I have felt in a long time. My show opening went swimmingly. I managed to get nearly everything working and installed in time, and tons of people showed up to give me ...

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Site launch and other things.

April 11, 2013 7:46 Design, Electronics

Well, the site is basically as done as it’s going to get before my senior show in a couple of weeks. Improvements on my agenda for the summer include: Making it responsive to smaller screens, including mobile devices. Documenting my entire portfolio. Smoothing out all the fine details and ...

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