Thoughts on...

Design

Articles about design process, projects and the industry in general.

Making friends with data

Design

Why data and metrics are an important tool for designers to embrace

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Which comes first: the design or the copy?

Design

How I solve this chicken-or-egg situation

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Putting the art back into design

Design

In our efforts to ensure design has "a seat at the table", we've leaned a little too far into the data and science side of design and away from the artistry of it.

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An in-depth look at exactly how I spend my time at work

Design

Sharing the real data from my time tracking tool for a week in my work life. Spoiler alert: I don't work 40 hours a week

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Finding my place

Design

In a stark contrast to the formal applications, handshakes, CV reviews and dressing up nice for interviews that were part of the process for landing the previous roles I’ve had in my career, my job at ConvertKit came to me in a completely unexpected way.

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The weight of potential

Design

An honest look at a challenge I'm in the middle of.

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Stepping out of your lane as a designer (Without stepping on toes)

Design

Thoughts on doing things that aren't design as part of your job (and how it can benefit you)

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