sometimes personal experiences cause us to question our answers

The Enchanted Garden

A summer project leads to some interesting observations on our relationship with plastics.

Mom’s insulin pen

With friends, family, and dinner parties, the question is inevitable: Of all the things you’ve designed, what is your favorite? For me, it is an unremarkable-looking insulin pen.

Seeing Things Differently

The next time you’re engaged in a design problem, try on a different pair of glasses, and see what happens.

F5 Tornado

I spent the last few days helping my step-sister recover from the effects of an F5 tornado. It gave new meaning to the phrase, “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.”

The Design Wizard

The HR Director came up to me and said, “I want you to get some business cards with Design Wizard as your job title.”