I feel like I am writing this letter to myself. Everyday I find myself learning and enjoying the shine of new ideas. Revel in the opportunity to share with colleagues and partners alike. Try, make, do and fail as often as possible and do not take the discovery of new ideas for granted. You will […]Read more "Letter to a New Designer"
I’m absolutely positive that there are plenty of us out there that spend their day going from meeting to meeting. This meeting culture is an unfortunate result of spending our time in small rooms and worse it sets the expectation that having a full calendar equates to productivity reflecting on my own value within an […]Read more "Attendance Required: Meeting Optional"
Facebook has the tendency to devour all of your free time. I have heard story after story of people “wasting hours” on Facebook and admittedly I can easily see how that can happen. Connecting to people on Facebook comes with the implicit agreement that we will read every update and share from that individual. This […]Read more "When is an Experience Too Much?"
Recently I have been hearing a lot of talk within large companies about the creation of beautiful experiences for their customers and as a UX strategist, I listen closely when people mention anything to do with creating beautiful experience. In the coarse of these conversations it’s only natural that we try to define what a […]Read more "Stop Being So Simple Minded"
The other day I went to eat lunch with my wife. I got up that day grabbing the t-shirt at the top of the pile, which happened to be my favorite Walking Dead shirt. I’m a huge fan of the show, so just wearing the shirt makes me feel good. This shirt has a little […]Read more "The REAL Walking Dead"
When I first became a designer it was during the beginning of the world wide web. Looking back, I romanticized the idea of designing for a global audience and when it came to design my focus was on creation. The latest PhotoShop and HTML techniques and trends occupied the beginning of my design career. Of […]Read more "Making Design Connections"