When I envision the future of the smart home I see a gradual transition away from cold, hard, and clunky hardware towards a more playful, soft, and…
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As discussed last week in my post about portfolio presentations, designers inevitably have to share their work when applying for a job. What I witness…
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After speaking with many designers through Out of Office Hours and, as a new design leader, interviewing many candidates for a position on my team, I…
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A couple weeks ago the blogosphere celebrated Mac OS X’s (now macOS) 20th anniversary. It’s comical to reflect on the early days of Mac OS X. I…
Budi is a designer I’ve admired for a few years now. His advice for building an effective product design portfolio is something I have also told many…
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An eBay purchase leads to a wonderful email exchange
Designers beginning their careers or looking for their next gig often express similar frustrations when working on portfolio case studies: “Where do I…
I was inspired by MG Siegler to share my homescreen at the start of this new year. According to Screen Time I look at my homescreen around 80 times each…
I’m a fan of Minimalissimo as a publication, email newsletter, Instagram account, and store. Imagery of minimalist architecture, books, furniture…
Normally I ignore Apple rumors, but it’s rare to read about one that indicates a reversal in design. MG Siegler writes about Apple laptop speculation…
Throughout my career in user interface design I have sought to create balance and harmony through a combination of whitespace, typography, color, and…
After reading reviews of the new M1-based MacBook Air, Mac mini, and 13″ MacBook Pro computers, one line stuck out at the very end of John Gruber’s…