Flux&Render developed this video with friend and designer Lara McCormick for Artist as Citizen and the NY Times blog Dot Earth. The video crystallizes the findings presented in the Burning Embers chart developed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Our approach was to create a narrative that could simultaneously tackle the serious issue while maintaining a level of interest that would entertain a fickle internet audience. And you get to see a guy throw up. So, there's that.
Steven Smith was raised in San Antonio, TX, studied Anthropology and Computer Science and came to New York to study long-form improv comedy. He earned his MFA from the Designer as Author Program at the School of Visual Arts before opening Flux&Render. His work favors a playful, surprising design approach that is rooted in a love of music, performance and laughter.