Craft (stuff I like and stuff I'm learning)

Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it gets me fired up and ready to get to work. Constant learning and exploring is in my DNA, and below is an ever changing collection of ideas, media and organizations that inspire me every day to do my best work.

Design for Emotion
Aaron Walter
Design for Real Life 
- Eric Meyer & Sara Wachter-Boettcher
Just Enough Research
Erika Hall
On Web Typography
Jason Santa Maria


Design is a Job
Mike Montiero
Responsive Web Design
Ethan Marcotte
Michelle Obama
The Desire Map
Danielle LaPorte
Shauna M. Ahern


Mule Design Studio
Happy Cog
Artefact Group

Jessica Hische
Eric Meyers
Jeffret Zeldman
Jared Spool
Nielson Norman Group

Chris Coyier
Julie Zhuo
Leah Buley
Aaron Walter

Classes & Conferences


Brand Strategy for Designers, SVC
UX for Mobile, SVC
Data visualization, SVC
Design with Data, SVC
Human Centered Design,



An Event Apart Conference (2011 & 2014)
ACT-W Seattle Conference
AIGA Inclusivity Conference
Design / Content Conference 2019