Though I'm still young, I'm fortunate to have had many opportunities to grow, both professionally and personally. Being a results-driven person, it's easy to get mired by the daily challenges of being a young professional. I like to keep this list as a hyper-abridged journal of highlights each chapter in my life has offered.Read More
In addition to my portfolio and gallery, I sometimes feel inspired to share the process of learning new software or techniques. Here you'll find a combination of tutorials, news and image/scene breakdowns.
Life is made up of years, which are shaped by what you accomplish each month. Months are defined by days and how you pass them. Days consist of hours which are made up of minutes. Minutes are defined by seconds and how you choose to spend them. These are facts.Read More
When I was in design school, learning about product design, I was always told to innovate. Innovation is when a new idea, method or product is applied to an existing idea, method or product. It's how things like tools, technologies and fashions evolve over time. When I first started design school, I didn't understand this because my first industrial design studio was embarrassing. I had no clue what I was (supposed to be) doing.Read More
Are you sick of waiting for inspiration to strike? Have you ever used the excuse of a 'lack of motivation' to procrastinate? I'm going to share a cool trick that's made a huge difference in my own work habits and quality of work. Implement it today and others will see an improvement in the work you produce. I'm talking about thinking like and becoming a badass. Not what you were expecting? Hang with me, I'll explain.Read More
“As a designer, how do you deal with failure?” The student, a Collaborative Design major tapped his foot anxiously as he awaited an answer. A quick glance at the other panel members told me it was my turn to answer the question.Read More
The word 'investment' is often misused and thought to be a synonym for 'big expense'. In order to be an investment, something needs to return more value to you than you traded for it. Education is an investment if you use it to generate income since income has many uses for us today.Read More