cube grenade: thoughtworks

A “cube grenade” commission I just completed for Thoughtworks, the global IT consulting company.

Thoughtworks has this term, “Watermelon”, to describe a project that goes terribly wrong, that looks all well and good on the outside (green), but as the project comes to an end, turns out to be a huge ol’ expensive mess on the inside (red). I just took the idea and ran with it.

We’re going to turn this design into a 100 large framed prints, as Christmas presents for their clients. A fun little “conversation starter” to hang on their walls… which of course, is what the the whole cube grenade idea is all about. “Art With Purpose” etc.


[Commission your own cube grenade here etc.]


  1. But what if you find watermelon to be juicy?

  2. Roy Singham says:

    This is the “After” shot of our projects.

  3. I agree with Kelli, all the good stuff is inside the watermelon… really, this is a terrible metaphor.

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