Simplicity... the Ultimate Sophistication
Leonardo Da Vinci


Sharing Design Insight and Inspiration. Evangelizing UX Design Principals.

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Monthly Design Insight:
Building a Design-Driven Company


"Regardless of our roles in the company, each of us quickly realized that we recognized beautiful design when we encountered it and that we should be delivering the same experience to our customers."
Intuit's CEO, Scott Cook

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Design-Centric Guidance & Resources

Information on Lean UX

Inspired by Lean and Agile development theories, lets you focus on the actual experience being designed... 

Design Thinking

In a collaborative, cross-functional setting, greater focus is spent on the actual experience being designed... 

Designing a memorable experience takes a keen sense of empathy
and an artistic talent for progressive storytelling



Creating Usable Experiences through the Art and Science of Design

Sharing Design Inspiration & Celebrating Creative Leadership

Information Design

Bureau Oberhaeuser
By adding a layer of interactivity to static infographics, a whole new experience for the user was enabled.

Illustration

Orlin Culture Shop
influences born out of an eighties driven childhood, a family legacy of artists and craftsman, and over a decade of experience as a creative professional.

Architecture

D'Arcy Jones Architecture
Creating modern architecture is similar to writing the recipe for a satisfying meal or composing the music for a moving song.

Creating Thoughtful, Engaging and Usable Experiences

Downtown Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

My ultimate goal has always been to create engaging and useful experiences. But I also find satisfaction in sharing many other design leaders experiences, with the intent of promoting beautiful, simple, and sensible ideas.

As I continue to practice the art and science of design thinking, I will share what I have learned on this website, as often as I can. My hope is to encourage creatives (as well as non-creatives), to continuously explore and experiment with the latest in design thinking information and insight.

Experiencing beautiful design is wonderful. It reminds us of how vast and sophisticated our world really is.  Dream. Design. Learn.