what’s lighting me up

You look like everyone else

August 17, 2019

With so many stock agencies out there, as well as people not in design or marketing who are pulling images...

The value of creative

August 17, 2019

How many times are we asked what our hourly billing rate is? Or to justify the costs of our work?

Ponderings from the trenches

August 17, 2019

As designers, creators, makers and individuals that get to express ideas for a living, whose ideas are we expressing?

What we contribute as designers

August 17, 2019

No one cares to see photos of me with my friends except maybe my friend, and that's only if I...

Your logo is horrible

August 17, 2019

As designers we understand that different colors, type, styles, and symbols come together to form a concept.

Sitting at a desk is not inspiring

August 17, 2019

Sometimes it takes stepping away.

The man behind the curtain

August 17, 2019

Design itself isn’t perfect. It’s a process that involves collaboration, listening, refinement.

Pay now or pay later. Either way you’re going to pay.

August 17, 2019

If time is money, than without realizing it, the site that didn't cost you any money to create, when translated...

Not all those who wander are lost…

August 17, 2019

The algorithms seem to know me better than I know myself.

Authentically authentic

August 17, 2019

There's something to be said about the whole movement in marketing to be more authentic.

Aging and The Wabi Sabi Way

August 17, 2019

Wabi-Sabi is everything that today’s sleek, mass-produced, technology-saturated culture isn’t.

“If you can design one thing, you can design everything,”

August 17, 2019

Design isn't limited to one discipline.

The struggle is real

August 17, 2019

When it's time for a change.

Everything counts

August 17, 2019

Everything you do matters.

Like the sun: a force of nature

August 17, 2019

From the moment we are born, we seem to be assigned a color.

Lessons in Loss. A year in reflection.

August 17, 2019

In a span of about six months, I lost my dog, my job, and my dad. In that order.

How Color Connects

August 17, 2019

Today I wore a fake green fur vest. I looked like a cross between a muppet and Iris Apfel.

There’s no undo button for that

August 11, 2019

Impressions. We make them all the time.

The Process of Play

August 11, 2019

Have you ever been surrounded by people and yet felt completely alone?

“Design is thinking made visual.” Saul Bass