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[Podcast] Technical Literacy

February 25th episode of What is Wrong with UX In this episode, Kate and Laura insist that, while designers don't need to know how to code, they do need to…

I’ve been sketching Memory items

Like many people, I'm going through beloved possessions and de-possessing of them, buoyed by Marie Kondo's Konmari method and Swedish Death Cleaning. Because physical objects embody memories of people, places…
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[Podcast] Storytelling for Designers

February 11th episode of What is Wrong with UX In this episode, Kate and Laura tell long winded stories about telling stories, bringing the drunken blathering to a whole new…

Charmed: the Tiny Sketchbook Project 2020

It's January! The time of year for the annual Tiny Sketchbook Project from the Brooklyn Art Library. This year I've been sketching memorabilia...on idea that's been knocking around my head…

Visiting meat-eating plants

Carnivorous plants fascinate me. Not only because of the creepfactor, but because they are wildly beautiful. The colors! The shapes! Other than admiring photos online, my only exposure to meat-eating…

Urban Sketching @ REI

The SF Bay Area Urban Sketchers headed to REI in Berkeley to get some viz on. Holy crap there are a lot of things in that store. I was intrigued…
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[Podcast] The ROI of Design

January 28th episode of What is Wrong with UX In the interests of clarity, this episode should be called "The ROI of shouting about design and also contradicting each other"…

World Sketchnote Day 2020

January 11th is World Sketchnote Day! Each year the sketchnoting community celebrates this day with the Pass The Sketchnote event. Participants across the world team up and "pass" a note,…

Nature Journaling @ Tumamoc Hill, Tucson

December 22nd...a grand day to wander and wonder with the Tucson nature journalers. Despite living in Tucson for many years, I'd never been to Tumamoc Hill. And boy, what a…