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2018: Cultivate 2019: Boundaries 2020: Refine Each year after reflecting and setting a few goals, I choose a word that reflects the change I want to see in that year. Each year and each word represents an opportunity for growth. In 2018, I sought to cultivate a beautiful life inside and outside of the office. […]

My 2021 Word of the Year

“I don’t like this”, the four words every designer dreads to hear, but not for the reasons you might think. When you (the client) says you don’t like something, it isn’t necessarily offensive but it can require some FBI-level ciphering to understand exactly what “I don’t like this” actually means. Are you having horrified flashbacks […]

The One Phrase You Should NEVER Tell a Designer

Back in May, on the corner of burnout and breakdown, I blurted out to my partner, “Something needs to change. I can’t keep doing this”. To be clear: I wasn’t talking about our relationship. Our relationship is wonderful, it was my career that was flying off the rails. I did the mental math: 16 clients, […]

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