Redesigning the email client.
A deep dive into modern web design.
“In order for side projects to truly succeed, they have to be stupid.”
“E-Mail is as great as the people who write them.”
Editing workflow for Instagram.
“Doubt kills more ideas than failure.”
What some of the most common design titles actually mean.
“Staying small allows you both, be fast and slow. You can ship and act fast when needed, but you can also slow down while remaining operative without the pressure of overhead.”
“A junior designer will ask the client when the deadline is. A senior designer won’t even ask because she knows the answer is always ‘ASAP’, then proposes her own timeline.”
How to write case studies for your online portfolio.
“Most websites these days are completely over-engineered.”
“If you’re a young interactive designer, try hanging out more with developers instead of designers. You’ll thank me later.”
“Invest in your own platforms. Building audiences on any other platform can be taken away from you with the snap of a finger. Use other platforms as a funnel, not as the base.”
“The most difficult part of switching from being a traditional designer to becoming a maker is moving from unmanageable perfectionism and a ‘done’ mindset to an incremental approach. Everything is always in flux.”
“I know there is a shortcut somewhere to remove text formatting when pasting it, but I will keep copy pasting it into my browser address bar. Because I’m a professional.”