When I decided to take on this project and produce 100 days of writing I tried to be a realist.
Today is day 13 in my quest to 100 days of blogging. While I’m only a mere 13% of the way into this journey, this has already been an interesting experience.
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 don’t like to read” are some of the most painful words I hear uttered on a semi-regular basis.
One of the things you have to accept if you decide to put pen to paper is that most of the time you are writing for the void.
I’m embarking on 100 days of writing. Will it be a journey or just a pit stop? What does it take to be successful at writing for 100 days straight?
A few reflections from 2017 and some thoughts on 2018.
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.
I’ve completed the first of three interviews I’ll be conducting in 2017 for AIGA. The Portland chapter approached me at the tail end of 2016 to see if I’d be interested in contributing to a year long project that would explore what it takes to start a design studio. The interview series talks to successful… Read more »
Earlier this month I wrapped up a new piece for local design resource, AIGA Portland. The piece explores the importance of design in the built environment and how design can be a catalyst for change.