I love shortcuts, Sketch plugins, browser extensions and generally anything that’ll help me be more efficient with work. But it takes time to try out new stuff and really get it integrated with your workflow. You have to install it, set it up (if needed) and figure out how to use it. Then there’s actually getting yourself […]
I recently went to a screen printing class where we learned how to quickly create screen designs using stencils. After that, I’ve become a woman obsessed with screening. If my cats sat still long enough, they would probably have designs screenprinted on them.
Soooo, I have a confession to make. I have never finished reading a single UX book 😱. I know, I know, I’m going to get excommunicated for UX heresy, but I mean honestly, who has the time?! The word “finished” is actually a little too generous. I’ve probably never made it past the first 15 […]
Being a designer means your files are never really YOUR files. Imagine you are working on something, and a colleague/boss asks for your file to grab some assets – “Oh no! My sketch file is a mess!! Will they judge me??” Yes. The answer is yes they will judge you.
I have a freebie hoarding problem, I WANT ALL OF THEM. My dropbox is full of folders labeled: need to sort freebies, great freebies, really cool free freebies…you get the picture. I rarely get to use any of my delicious freebies, since I usually have to stick to a dang style guide, but I have […]
In the excitement of learning a new tool and all of it’s ins-and-outs, some stuff can just get lost in the noise. Only recently (read: 6 months) did I start using Sketch in my regular workflow. I was put on a project with our product team and decided it was time to check it out. So […]
After my grandma passed away 15 years ago, I remember going through her kitchen, and finding hundreds of well designed tools, books and notes from the mid century. Sitting in her pink kitchen, I began thumbing through all of the vintage cookbooks she collected over the years. I quickly fell in love with the eccentric […]
Chances are, if you are reading this, you are already familiar with Sketch — the perfect blend between Adobe’s Photoshop, Illustrator and the sadly forgotten Fireworks. If you aren’t familiar with Sketch, it’s a popular design application used primarily for designing interfaces, and it is developed by Bohemian Coding. It’s more lightweight than Photoshop, supports a ton of helpful […]