Close-up images of flowers and other specimens of natural history have been superimposed with similar material, variously cropped and digitally collaged. They seem to have affinities with archaic alphabets, conveying an inscrutable meaning. Dan Boyarski received his BA in Art Design from St. John's University and his MFA in Graphic Design from Indiana University. He is interested in how image, type, movement, and sound "may be combined for effective communticaton" (Carnegie Mellon). He is also interested in interaction and interface design and dynamic information. He currently is a professor at the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, as well as a Director of Alumni Relations.