Writing

I occassionally write about design. Consider this an aspirational space :)

May 25, 2019

What a chair can teach us about the safety net.

This is an adaption of a talk I gave at the CfA Summit Conference in 2019 to an audience of service designers, civic technologists, and government workers.

Mar 25, 2015

What Happens in Four Years

A lot has happened since I built the last iteration of my portfolio in 2011. Here's a look at some of the decisions I made when rebuilding my portfolio for the modern day.

Sep 13, 2009

Aristetolian Aesthetics

When I took a course on information design last year at RISD, my professor, Krzysztof Lenk, introduced in the first class the idea of Aristotelian aesthetics. He described this notion as the ability of good design to evoke intense emotion in its audience.