Thoughts and Ideas both personal and professional.

Turning the page

It is time to turn the page in the book to the next chapter. I have decided to leave HTC and my last day will be June 25. It is bitter/sweet as I really loved the people...

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HTC Homepage Takeover Solution

This is one of the solutions in the HTC re-design I am most proud of. It is almost not noticeable but I think it enhances the user’s experience. During the launch of the HTC One (m8) we...

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Fortnight Onboarding Prototype in Adobe After Effects

I put together a prototype using a video onboarding sequence. Here were the goals I had in mind: Incorporate a video introduction. Have the ability to swipe between pages of text without making it feel like static...

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Creating iOS effects using Axure RP

“Theatricality and deception are powerful agents.” The famous words of Henri Ducard in Batman Begins. A prototype is intended to test the concept so it is okay to use a bit of smoke and mirrors to get...

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HTC Homepage Takeover Prototype

I designed the UX for the homepage takeover for the launch of the HTC One (m8). The idea was to have a screen that would be used during the week of the product launch. It was a...

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Home Interfaces: The Bathroom

At Launch this year, Yves Béhar was one of the fireside conversations and he was phenomenal. He spoke a lot about design for the home. Béhar emphasized how vital simplicity is when it comes to experience in the...

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iPad Drawings: Anna Kendrick

I’ve been trying to draw on the iPad more so I was messing around on Sketchbook Pro. I loved it from the beginning but the latest update has made it even more powerful. Dotted grid…Dotted grid! Here...

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The value of drawing in the design process

My early memories of a child involved drawing, and a lot of it. Sometimes it was on the walls of our 800 square foot house, but as a (mostly) good kid, most of the drawings were on...

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Android Wear Design Template

Google just recently announced the Android Wear SDK. I just signed up for the preview but as I wait, I wanted to great a design template for people to use. It is extremely simple but I hope...

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Interactive Fitting Room Concept

I have been recently working on a lot more products that are interactive spaces as opposed to devices. A lot of these are mirrors. In the past few weeks I pondered how certain spaces can be enhanced...

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