Where do you find the time?

I was asked this question last week after launching my new site. The truth is, time is there hidden in plain sight. You just have to use it. There are 24 hours in a day. Everyday. It never changes. The time is READ MORE

Introducing Particle

Particle is what I named the theme that I created for my site's refresh. The name randomly popped in my head very early on in my redesign process and I decided to go with it. No hidden meaning or anything like that. READ MORE

What Does A11Y Even Mean?

Now you know. Accessibility is often abbreviated as the numeronym a11y, where the number 11 refers to the number of letters omitted. This parallels the abbreviations of internationalization and localization as i18n and l10n respectively. Source: Wikipedia READ MORE

Free Adobe CC for a Year Plus Access to AIUX

I'm excited to announce Jared Tohlen is the winner of Adobe CC for a year and lifetime access to AIUX. Big thanks to everyone, who entered the contest. It was difficult to select a winner, but in end Jared hit the most READ MORE

Using Stuff

I use a lot of stuff. This is not an exhaustive list, but contains the most used items from my day to day life. Work 13” Retina MacBook Pro with 3.1 GHz Intel Core i7 and 16 GB of RAM. My READ MORE

Not Reducing

“If I can reduce my image of work to just a job I have to do, then I keep myself safely away from the losses to be endured in putting my heart’s desires at stake.” —Crossing the Unknown Sea Are you READ MORE

Super Quick Resizing in Sketch

I wanna show you a sweet little speed maneuver in Sketch that helps you massage the details of your UI while going fast. TL;DW Select an object Hold down cmd + shift + arrow key to quickly resize 10px at a time Let READ MORE

Solving the Cube

“If you are curious, you’ll find the puzzles around you. If you are determined, you will solve them.” – Erno Rubik My son handed me a Rubik’s cube and said, “Can you solve this?” Suddenly, all of those childhood memories of READ MORE

Digging the New Spotify Navigation

Spotify just updated their navigation from the hamburger menu to the good 'ole trusty-5-item-tab bar Apple has recommended in their iOS Human Interface Guidelines from Day 1. I've been guilty of over–zealously designing with the hamburger menu too—and still think READ MORE

Hacking Ghost

My favorite code editor is Sublime, but not default Sublime. Default Sublime is OK, but not great. The Spacegray theme, by Gadzhi Kharkharov, makes it great. I could stare at it for hours. I have a thing for dark interfaces when they're READ MORE

Using an Illustrator Template

When you get started on some new wireframes or flows, do you open a blank document and just start working? That’s what I used to do. Most of the time I’d open an .ai file from a previous project and READ MORE

4 Quick Steps to Whitelist an Email in Gmail

If you whitelist an email address in Gmail, it ensures that emails of your choosing never go into the spam folder. This is especially good for newsletters you actually want to read. Here's how to do it in 4 simple steps. Step READ MORE