Master’s Reflective Journaling – Week 1

The first week of my masters program: over! I always knew I wanted to go back to school for another degree, I just never knew when or for what…although the hope for the last few years was for UXD. Anyway, for my course we’re required to write a post about...

WordCamp NEO – The Designers Toolkit

I’m so excited to be speaking at WordCamp Northeast Ohio this year! Public speaking terrifies me…which is exactly why I do it. That plus I just love talking about design with others. Below is a link for you to be able to download a PDF of the slides from...

The Designers Toolkit – Resources

DESIGN RESOURCES [half ] Fonts & Type Google Fonts Font Awesome Adobe Typekit FontShop Noun Project Font Squirrel Da Font Typecast   Color Theory Adobe Kuler I Want Hue  Chroma.js Color Scale Helper TinEye Labs  Colbis Color Blindness Simulator   ...

With Love From Cleveland // Postcard 1

A couple of weeks ago I got an idea to make a single postcard with the message “With love from Cleveland.” It reminded me of how you would sign a letter or of those old “Greetings From…” postcards. Of course I wanted to find some way...

Design Days: Kickoff

As a designer I’m constantly asking myself…is this the best design I could have possibly produced? Is this the most well thought out idea? And, more practically, did I meet the requirements? Did I make this for myself to love, for the client to love, or...