Welcome. I am a product and visual designer based in Nashville. This website is a repository of my work and writing on design, emerging technology, & music.

  • Holistic Approach to Product Design

    #design

    This framework is comprised of 5 phases; scope, research, design, handoff, and measure. Each phase contains 3 internal components; prompts, outputs, and...

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  • Thoughts on Wireframing

    #ux

    Wireframes have always been an important part of the work I've done inside any team. Recently, our team at Tenable had the opportunity to change some of the process within our team so I was compelled...

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  • When Should You Build a Design System?

    #design-systems

    When the right time to build a design system is a question a lot of small teams are asking these days. If you talk to different product teams the opinions can vary. In my own time thinking about this...

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  • Why We're All Building Design Systems

    #design-systems

    Design systems have been making a lot of noise lately. Airbnb, Salesforce and GE are just a few of the notable companies that have built and discussed design systems publicly.    Where I work today...

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  • Barcamp Nashville 2015

    #nashville #barcamp

    Barcamp has been a near and dear event to my heart since I helped set up the second Barcamp Miami back in 2007. So I was happy to hear that Nashville put on an annual Barcamp. I woke up this past...

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  • Better Bookmarking

    #tools

    For better or for worse, I’ve been thinking bookmarking lately. Specifically about what it was, is and could be for me. Delicious Like a lot of people the first cloud based bookmarking service I ever...

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  • Full Stack Design

    #design

    I’ve often had a hard time writing an appropriate description or title that describes what I do and my set of skills. A term that I have seen appear lately is “Full Stack Design”. I’ve wrestled with...

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  • Front End Development Workflow

    #development

    Although my front-end development work slowed down in 2012, I still managed to adopt alot of new tools and processes in my development work. Perhaps slowing down and working more in pure design, gave...

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