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Figma Review
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More and more, I find myself using tools outside of Adobe’s ecosystem. When designing for the web and applications, I like a tool that is inherently collaborative, that has an easy learning curve but can offer powerful features for design … Read More

Looking towards 2016
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It’s been more than 2 months since I have written anything in my blog. I think it’s to change that.

Hello Sacunas
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Three weeks ago, a chance message popped up in my LinkedIn inbox. It was from a colleague I met years ago who has worked for some of the area’s most productive ad agencies. She reached out to in regards to … Read More

WordCamp US
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Last weekend, I spent several days in Philadelphia for the first ever WordCamp US. My experience was truly amazing.

The Illusion of Switching from Web Design to UX Design
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I started my career as a graphic designer with an emphasis on print. This is what I learned  at Hussian School of Art even though I knew then I was missing a huge chunk of necessary education; designing for the … Read More

Take a Break
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As I recuperate from a recent surgery I am sitting at home and learning different skills on Lynda.com, listening to tunes on Spotify and drawing, and reading my new Pathfinder core rulebook. This morning, I see a tweet from my … Read More

Kararnaeh Progress Post 1
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As promised, this post will be the first of many detailing the progress of my first ever official campaign setting that will be Pathfinder-compatible. If you are interested in open source, game design, online communities and print design, then I … Read More

Design Specifications for Developers
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Every morning, I setup a schedule of tweets to go out throughout the work day on the hour, every hour. This way I can share cool stuff to my followers and it allows me to the freedom to jump in … Read More

No Devotion
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When I was high school, I discovered Lostprophets. I bought The Fake Sound of Progress in 9th grade and loved it. As I got older, I would drive my mom’s station wagon and a hook up my portable CD player … Read More

The Importance of Side Interests
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Side interests. You know, those things you like to do besides you work and side projects? Yea, those things. Those things that make you a well-rounded human being. Well those things can make you a better designer, sometimes but they … Read More

An Unlikely Branding Story: Martin’s Potato Chips
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My parents moved my sister and I from Pittsburgh to Mechanicsburg in 1989. I was five years old. I vaguely remember riding in the car with my Grandma on I-81 N and her missing the exit, having to get off … Read More

Bootstrap Studio Review
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It seems every week there is a new custom editor coming out. I have been a big proponent of Macaw, even with its faults. Pinegrow has been an editor that I have been delving into a great deal lately as … Read More