I’ve been thinking on the subject of down time and the importance of resetting. This is most likely because I’m so completely horrible at striking that balance between work and real life.
There need to be more designers who write. When I say “write”, I’m not talking about those same 100 blog topics that every studio and agency re-hash.
I often talk about how important the act of reading is to a designer. I don’t have many platforms or soap boxes that I get on regularly, but the importance of staying current and understanding our place in the stream of time through continued education is one of them.
It’s almost a right of passage—stepping out on your own and carving your niche as a freelancer. The desire to do things your own way can be completely exhilarating.
“I don’t like to read” are some of the most painful words I hear uttered on a semi-regular basis.
The widespread acceptance of design has changed the way we work with clients.
Time is a construct that constantly screws with me. I have trouble processing it, which means I have to work extra hard to manage it.
In November of this year, I had the opportunity to interview web design legend, Jeffrey Zeldman for AIGA. Jeffrey is an amazing wealth of information.
My latest essay, Paths of Branding: Exploring the Process of Inspiration, is now live on Medium.
My article on women in design and tech leadership just hit WebVisions and Medium.