Words, pattern, and moving pictures
In 2020, I was inspired to combine some of my pattern, writing, and textile projects into blended works.
Tree fences for a Los Angeles community
Making place is really more about making space for a community to express itself through the tools I provide as a designer.
More surface design explorations
New work for textile and wallpaper.
In art, there is no ‘try’
Wondering out loud.
Who Am I?—an augmented reality mobile app
Deeper empathy for lasting change.
Reshaping My World
I was never particularly activist about feminism, though I have always considered myself a feminist. My attitude was, “I just want to make stuff.” The only times I felt it was worth distracting myself from design and other creative work was when sexism got in the way of me doing it.
Manifesto 02: Break logic. Make beauty.
Logic makes a great guideline, but not a great law.
Manifesto 01: Listen to hear. Look to see.
One of the things my work is about.
What can we augment, and why?
How can digital experiences—most notably, augmented reality experiences—enhance our relationship with the physical and natural world?
The things that shape us
Back in the Old Days, when children could not only play outdoors unsupervised, but could even freely wander museums and galleries…
Los Angeles Art Collab
The best neighborhood in all of Los Angeles is in Mid City—a cluster of communities along Pico Boulevard between Fairfax and La Brea. Others may disagree, but I just want to lay that card on the table right now.
I’ve written a lot about the importance of listening and active listening in design, but it occurred to me that it might help to get more specific about how listening happens.
Design process: directive and receptive
On two separate occasions, I’ve been asked if I’ve ever heard of the double diamond model of the design process. I’ve said no both times.
I recently found myself playing with the idea of crystalline shapes. After a page in my sketchbook of relatively ordinary crystal shapes, I began to wonder what would happen if I broke a few rules.
Three good design principles
Hard won, never perfect. What are yours?
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