I use humour and data to educate and reflect on the importance of design leadership, inclusive user research, designing for accessibility, and life as a designer.
Some of my favourite articles
Sparkling long-lasting inclusive technology
Technology shines bright lights and casts long shadows. The integration of marginalized individuals and communities removes shameful barriers to seeing history for what it is, an invitation to be better today.
The two styles of design leadership
design professionals, we need to develop our theory of management. To me, Design Leadership boils down to the flower and the pot leadership styles.
My three questions before hiring a designer
During a job interview, I need a simple fit-test to be sure that we have built the right connection in this very short time, that your credentials are honest and your intentions are sincere.
Please give junior UX designers a chance
Dear hiring manager (hr, recruiter, etc.) you need to realize the incredible amount of talent out there. Today, more than ever, junior designers have every single piece of knowledge, tools and technology at their disposal.
Choosing the right mindset to design complex applications
The mindset you bring to a team is one factor in your professional success that nobody can immediately see. It might not be immediately apparent during a job interview or on your resume, but it will leave a mark over time.
Are you ready for the challenge of UX for complex systems?
It is easy to vilify complexity in a world where the key selling point is how intuitive and straightforward a product is. We must revisit our perception of complexity and find ways to navigate and lead others through it.