Project Oz

A teacher of mine once taught me that to create great art, you have to find what inspires you and pursue it­—that you have to harness that energy and put it into your work. Over the past four years, I’ve learned a lot about what doesn’t inspire me—surveys, interfaces, and advertising. But more importantly I’ve …

Earthworks Website

This Earthworks project was a web and interface development project that I did for a client working on a collaborative project. Digital Watershed and Ohio State University were collaborating as a part of a HASTAC competition to create a universal system for online badges. The website I created had to explain what the competition and collaboration was, …

Sketch of the Day

This project began on Jan 1, 2011 with the goal to create a sketch every day for a year. The idea was to try out many different ideas, techniques, and media—a sort of scattershot approach to idea generation and learning. From type studies and logo redesigns to illustrations of hands and sea horses, each sketch …

MobileMuse iPhone App Development

This week I finished a two and a half week project to create the concept and interface designs for an iPhone app. The app I came up with is called “MobileMuse“. It’s an app that allows users to easily create digital inspiration boards. Users can add text, photos, videos, audio, websites, and colors to a …

Global Crossroads Study Abroad Blog Redesign

Global Crossroads is a blog that aggregates posts from the travel blogs of University of Minnesota students who are studying abroad. The website is managed by the Learning Abroad Center at the University of Minnesota. As a part of my graphic design internship, I was the project manager of the student blog redesign and migration. Below is a …

Sketch of the Day 12-23

A concept for an iPhone app that plays soundtracks based on what temperature you’d like to perceive. So if it’s really hot and you don’t have any air-conditioning, you can turn on arctic tundra to cool off a little. Or if you’re sick and have the chills, you can turn on crackling fire to warm …