Dan Goods, Visual Strategist at NASA

Show and Tell #342: Dan Goods

Dan Goods is passionate about creating moments where people are reminded of the gift and privilege of being alive. During the day he leads an amazing team of creatives at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory transforming complex concepts into meaningful stories that can be universally understood. The teams work is seen in public spaces, art museums, and is in outer space. After doing the dishes and spending time with his wife and kids, Dan works on other creative problem solving projects around the world. He recently finished working with the Museum of the Future in Dubai, and is now trying to simulate the feeling of being in a room singing with a million other people. Dan was honored with NASA’s Exceptional Public Service Award. In the past he was selected as “One of the most interesting people in Los Angeles” by the LA Weekly. In 2002 he graduated valedictorian from the graphic design program at Art Center College of Design. Dan currently lives in Altadena, CA with his wife, kids, chickens and a very special Rhodesian Ridgeback. You can find him on Instagram @iamdangoods.

0:00 – Intro
0:47 – Gaffer tape
4:30 – Alumicolor Alumicutter ruler
8:23 – Thought exercise inspired by Lou Danziger
13:20 – How to build a cloud chamber
19:28 – Dan Goods’ projects including the Million Voices Project


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