This is a list of things that are notable to me.
I write a post, ”The Future of UI and the Dream of the ’90s.” People appear to really like it,
I once had an account where I was the only Designer on the team and the only female involved in building the product. The client was obsessed with integrating ‘social.’ Despite...
I move into my first home and spend some time on a bed made of towels. This is what I see from my bedroom window:
Jet Cooper is acquired by Shopify Toronto, I change jellyfishing stations
I write a post, ”Creating Immersive Experiences with Emotion,”
“Gamification” means more than in-game/in-product reward systems. There are other things we can learn from the gaming industry that I believe to be much more...
I write a post, ”It is Okay to Solve the Little Problems,”
Some designers have criticized others who have chosen to spend their time building start-ups instead of solving “real problems.” They argue that with our skill-sets, we should be changing...
I write a post, ”LF a Solution Beyond a Like Button,”
The strongest online communities I've ever been apart of no longer exist. They weren't called social networks or platforms and certainly no one ever sold them to me as...
I join a User Experience team in Toronto called Jet Cooper; I meet people who finally get what I’m talking about
Update courtesy of @verneho,
I have a critical 2-hour conversation over coffee that would solidify the beginnings of my professional jellyfishing career
I join Twitter
I close my photography studio
I open a photography studio with a partner to rent out studio space and teach lighting workshops
I start work at Option B Creative, a boutique branding agency
I take this photo, which remains to this day, one of my favourite portraits:
I travel to Swansea, Wales and witness Phil accept an award for his documentary. I meet Martin Sheen and tell him I loved him in Underworld
I graduate college and become disillusioned about a life designing for print
I meet my favourite comedian, Louis C.K., at his show in Toronto. He changes the way I think about everything:
I buy my first DSLR and start a new hobby
I start college in a Design program; I’m delighted with formal education for the time-being until I find out my program is print-focused. I drink more
I begin my life-long obsession with stand-up comedians
I make my first website; it’s covered in flaming skull gifs, blue marquees and really dramatic statements about my hobbies