Jiro Dreams of Sushi: A Journey to Perfection

People have often asked me as a designer why I tend to stress over the minute details in my work or design process. To many, it would be better to just crank out the project and get it done, without paying much attention to the seemingly unimportant details most...

I’m Not a Great Designer, but I’m Great at Design.

I am a perfectionist in every sense of the word when it comes to anything I create or design. I am my own worst critic and I can see every flaw, every element that could have been better. Yet I will never achieve perfection. Not even close. Over the years I have...
Design for Simplicity

Design for Simplicity

I love products that are simple to use and services that are easy to understand. I don’t want to spend three hours reading an instruction manual or fishing around in a support forum. An eight hour video series on setting up your WordPress theme is unacceptable....
Practice Doesn’t Make You Perfect

Practice Doesn’t Make You Perfect

Recently I was cleaning up my garage when I decided to open an old toy box that my dad built for me when I was seven years old. I’ve kept quite a bit of stuff from when I was a kid through my teenage years. I’m not really sure why. Perhaps it’s...