Screenshots of various design team blog sites.

Design Team Blogroll

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about writing and how beneficial it is (especially for designers) to connect and share with our broader communities of practice through storytelling. It can be scary to put content out into the world, even more so when you’re representing a team. Sharing our processes, experiments, failures, and aha moments though is the best way for all of us to learn. Blogging regularly as a team has the added benefit of creating a window into the culture of our organizations, providing a glimpse of what working there is like.

Getting Personal

Last week I had the opportunity to speak to a Media Arts class at USC that is using The Principles of Beautiful Web Design as a textbook. While I’ve had the opportunity to talk to college classes several times and I’ve heard from professors around the country that are using… 

CMS Indecision

Once upon a time, long, long ago, this blog operated on a simple CMS that I built with PHP and MySQL. That system, with all of it’s wondrous bugs, lasted approximately 10 months before I crumpled it up and started over with Movable Type and valid XHTML. Long before I… 

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