Creation Blog

Weekly posts offer a look into our projects.

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Browse our past and current projects.

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Nocturnical is the interactive portfolio of creators LE Francis and Brandon Bates.

Francis has a professional background in journalism and technical writing. Find her writing blog and portfolio at Constellations or learn about her freelance writing and editing services at Midnight Write.

Bates has a professional background in machining and programming.

We create visual art, musical instruments and other projects using digital design, fabric and wood crafting, 3D modeling and printing, or any means necessary.

We are off-the-cuff learners with a DIY spirit. The aim of this site is to bring others along on our creative journey. So learn with us or just be entertained by our complete lack of expertise.

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We are open to creative collaborations and commissioned design work. Let us know what you have in mind.