I’m a designer who thinks in grids and lives in code. I’ve been mashing up the best of classic design with modern technology to create smart design systems for products, websites, and identities for over a decade.
I went to school to design magazines. I ended up designing websites. Now I do everything I can to combine the best of both and create versatile design systems for Louder Than Ten and our beloved clients.
Thinking editorially allows us to breathe fire back into our digital culture. It’s about building a strong, repeatable, accessible foundations, and encouraging flexibility and expression where it counts.
I want to use design to crack open a topic as seemingly innocuous as project management and show off its colourful insides, to tell the stories we all share as humans accomplishing things with other humans. When it comes down to it, the success of a design organization isn’t about the final product as much as how it’s executed, its profitability, and the health of the team. At the heart of all that sits project management. And it’s broken in our industry. We want to fix that.
Talk to me about
- UX/UI Design
- Identity design
- Creative direction
- Publishing systems
- Product design systems
- Design business systems
- The intersection of design and content
I have a lot of fun running workshops and speaking about the intersection between design and content. Here are a few past events:
- Design Machines; Talk, Type Brigade, Vancouver
- Writing & Design: How to fall in love with both at the same time; Workshop, Giant Conference, Charleston
- Pecha Kucha; Talk, Calgary