Visual Essay Design System

July 03, 2021

The Visual Essay Design System is a collection of modules that add variety and visual interest to long-form articles.

Color Palette Revamp

July 01, 2021

I discuss the Jobs-to-Be-Done approach I took to convert a site chock full of ad-hoc color usage to a more systematic color palette.

Folio Forge

June 04, 2021

The gory details of the making of Folio Forge.

Ideation Workshop

January 17, 2021

I combine divergent and convergent ideation techniques in this 60-minute workshop, where participants generate, vet, and refine multiple solutions toward a common challenge. Printable and digital participant forms are included.

Svelte Review

July 04, 2020

My review of the framework after an intense, two-week deep-dive, implementing my first project.

Extreme Art

May 20, 2020

To create something unique, consider the processes, techniques, and tools you use.

Experiments in Notebook Building

May 14, 2020

I push the limits of my printer to create a hand-bound, 236-page, 8.5″ × 7″ sketchbook on 105 gsm paper, complete with page numbers and a dot-grid pattern for sketching.

A Notebook Builder

October 02, 2019

Initial thoughts regarding a web application that helps people customize and print out notebook filler paper at home.

The Temperament of User Research Participants

January 30, 2019

Match user research activities to your subjects’ temperament and be aware of how their temperament compares with your own.

Habits of Highly Effective Interaction Designers

September 20, 2018

Of all my thoughts on how to design interactions, here are the ones that have resurfaced most persistently.


November 21, 2015

8-month student capstone project aimed to reduce patients’ chances of hospital readmission by increasing patient engagement and addressing the barriers between patients and healthcare providers.


September 15, 2015

An exercise for rapidly engaging and absorbing books