November 4, 2022

Happy Fountain Pen Day

Today is Fountain Pen Day. An odd “holiday” for people but for me, now, it makes total sense. Over the course of the last 18 months I’ve found myself spiraling down the stationery rabbit hole with fountain pens in particular.

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February 7, 2022

Another Hot Take on Web3

There are numerous hot takes bubbling up in the last few months on what Web3 is and how big of a deal it actually is. I guess this is another one but bear with me.

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August 26, 2019

Holistic Approach to Product Design

This framework is comprised of 5 phases; scope, research, design, handoff, and measure. Each phase contains 3 internal components; prompts, outputs, and outcome.

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June 19, 2017

Thoughts on Wireframing

Wireframes have always been an important part of the work I've done inside any team. Recently, our team at Tenable had the opportunity to change some of the process within our team so I was compelled to pen some thoughts on how I define wireframes and to also document some practical tips on building them.

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March 23, 2017

When Should You Build a Design System?

When the right time to build a design system is a question a lot of small teams are asking these days. If you talk to different product teams the opinions can vary.

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July 12, 2016

Why We’re All Building Design Systems

Design systems have been making a lot of noise lately. AirbnbSalesforce, and GE are just a few of the notable companies that have built and discussed design systems publicly. 

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October 22, 2015

Barcamp Nashville 2015

Barcamp has been a near and dear event to my heart since I helped set up the second Barcamp Miami back in 2007. So I was happy to hear that Nashville put on an annual Barcamp.

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May 1, 2015

Better Bookmarking

For better or for worse, I’ve been thinking bookmarking lately. Specifically about what it was, is and could be for me.

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July 10, 2014

Full Stack Design

I’ve often had a hard time writing an appropriate description or title that describes what I do and my set of skills. A term that I have seen appear lately is “Full Stack Design”. I’ve wrestled with whether this term is legitimate but I’ve decided to use it. Here’s why.

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January 9, 2013

Frontend Development Workflow

Although my front-end development work slowed down in 2012, I still managed to adopt a lot of new tools and processes in my development work. Perhaps slowing down and working more in pure design, gave me the desire and breathing room to look around and see what was new. I feel like my workflow really changed dramatically this past year, enough where I’d like to take a couple of minutes and write these changes down and hopefully put something across your lap that you may or may had not seen before.

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A multidisciplinary designer based in Nashville who is passionate about solving hard problems with human centered design.