Start Each Design from Scratch

Let’s say you’ve done a little research, you sit down at your computer, and you’re ready to start a new design. What’s the first thing you do? Well… If you’re like a lot designers you immediately head over to Dribbble or some other site for inspiration. Trust me, you don’t want outside inspiration at this […]

Reducing Time to Clarity with Your Designs

Time to clarity is the amount of time it takes you to establish a clear/confident picture in your mind of how to go about designing the best possible solution for your users. What activities can lead to clarity?

Don’t Pay for Design School

You don’t need a degree to become a designer. I regularly receive pings from friends and family for advice on how to get started in a new design or front-end coding career. The emails usually read something along the lines of: Hey Dave, I was hoping I could hit you up for some advice. I’ve […]