There’s not always time to post or write case studies for the many projects that go on throughout the year. Here’s a look back at some work I did in 2014.

Why I Love Secret Penguin

Years ago, I bought a teeshirt from Dave Nelson (@secretpenguin) – partly because I liked the shirt – mostly because I wanted to have an excuse to say ‘hi’. In my early days of learning design, Dave was someone I… Read More

Pecha Kucha

I recently spoke at Pecha Kucha, an event where each speaker gets 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide. The speaker has no control over the slide changes and is given a total of 6:40 to speak. I shared about the… Read More

Collective Public Problem Solving

Today something amazing happened. I launched a new site! But that’s not all. The homepage of both and features some fancy little javascript that acts like a typewriter. On, I used a series of short messages on a… Read More

Introducing Less Is

Branding yourself is tough. For the past 8 years I’ve been a solo designer, working both in-house and with some great clients that have given me the opportunity to solve problems and build great things. Over the past year, I’ve… Read More

Severe Simplicity

A post made recently from Flatmade Design caught my attention. It features an extremely minimalist design for a “Utilitarian Poster” that could be used for any event/advertisement one may need. It has space and labels for the basic who, what,… Read More


Good design is finding a solution to a problem. Great design is finding the simplest solution to the same problem. My design philosophy directly informs my process. Through discovery, research, ideation, strategy and execution good design is attainable but I will always strive for great design…. Read More