Musings of a busy user experience designer on
design, art, music and working life.
The Vignelli Canon is the little red book where Italian designer Massimo Vignelli presents his life’s work through his design philosophy and a wealth of examples.
This is a design case study on HireHive, an online recruiting platform. I go through the design process and design thinking behind the project.
Album art is not dying. Not this year anyway. It is as inventive as ever. Here are my favourite album covers from the last year.
MailChimp have really come up with something great here. A great user experience in a small package. Drum roll please.
“Treat them with respect and they will be with you all the way. They’ll also give you something different.” Jed Kurzel talks about his life and career creating film scores.
I’ve just walked into a room full of parents with their newborns. It’s feeding time. Some are crying and struggling. It’s a little…
I saw the remastered version of 2001: A Space Odyssey recently and was struck by how beautifully designed HAL’s displays were. I designed…
Some of my messy and unbelievably incomplete sketchnotes from Offset 2015 in Dublin.
It wasn’t the best year for album cover design. Oh dear… I now imagine an army of designers lying in wait behind the…