Articles

Below you can read a collection of design related articles written by me.

 
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Takeaways After One Year of UX/UI

It was Saturday morning and my daily routine for the past few weeks had been grueling. Each morning I’d open…

 
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10 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People, [Part 1 of 2]

I recently read 100 Things People Need to Know About People. The book provides a great introduction to a variety of topics in psychology and how we can apply psychology to design.

 
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The $10,000 UX/UI Bootcamp. Is It Worth It?

About a year ago I noticed an ad on my Instagram feed about a UX/UI Bootcamp in San Francisco. I had already been informally dabbling in the field and decided to take the bait.

 
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What do Amazon, Apple, Facebook & Google all have in Common?

I practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). I love it because it requires all of the elements that makes me happy. Exercise, learning, and socializing.

 
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Why Every Teacher is also a UX/UI Designer

Most of us can agree that teaching is an undervalued profession. What most don’t seem to know however, is that a teacher has developed and mastered many skills.

 
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Teaching 9th Grade Students the Double Diamond Process

I started my car and turned the headlights on. It was still dark, and the early morning fog was hovering just above the road. I had to wait a few minutes for my windows to defrost, and as I did, I thought about the day’s lesson.