Joining the Inktober challenge for 2014
November 1, 2014
As September was ending and October starting, I decided I wanted to participate in Jake Parker's Inktober Challenge. In the past, I've unsuccessfully attempted to participate in NaNoWriMo but writing 50,000 words in a month has been an overwhelming challenge. Drawing 31 pictures in 31 days felt like a much more achievable goal.Keep reading Inktober 2014
A personal design challenge to end/start the year.
December 31, 2013 (Updated August 2, 2014 with final pictures!)
So I have a bit of time left on my holiday vacation and I need to do something to challenge my creative self. In thinking, about it, I remembered my friend Gilbert's recent 10 days/10 designs experiment. It was inspiring to me as he went through and did those designs.Keep reading 5 Days, 10 Designs
Crossing the handoff chasm between design and engineering.
October 24, 2013
Note: This was published and lives over on Medium.
When I am working on a design, eventually I need to hand it off to teammates to code up. By now everyone has hopefully participated in some part of the process, are familiar with the design and—fingers crossed—shares the vision of what we’re creating. But how will my engineering teammates build out this wonderful thing?Keep reading Documenting Design
August 28, 2013
Family History, or Genealogy, has become a growing concern of mine over the past year. It’s grown due to looking into my personal family history and trying to learn about my ancestors. It’s been a fascinating adventure, but I’m always running into the same thing: there aren’t any standout apps for viewing my family tree.Keep reading Meet Twig