Lessons learned from 500 Thank You Letters

Earlier this year I launched a project, 500 Thank You Letters. I want to share some things I learned: Curated Content – Successful projects must launch with curated content to get the ball rolling and set the culture. I’ve pieced this together through various sources, ranging from my work at Mozilla to projects such as Cowbird. […]

Capture Method Ideas

As part of the Construct Your Story document, I created the Capture Method Ideas document to help spark creativity around how a video can be done. One of the main roadblocks in how to make a video is how to shoot the video. It’s easy to think it needs to be a particular way but it really […]

Construct Your Story

Video knowledge sharing is only successful if people create knowledgeable videos. As a designer, if something is repeated many times that is a clue that there is opportunity for better design. I kept hearing that people wanted to make videos but had trouble translating their idea into a video. I knew I could help. The design […]

today.cca – CCA Introduction to Interaction Design Final (Spring12)

Working with Elliott Cost, we set out to create a better interdisciplinary community at California College of the Arts (CCA). Through our research we found that interdisciplinary communities thrive when people can come together. At CCA this can be a challenge – there are two campuses and students are very busy. The calendar stood out as […]

Mix and Stir Studio Unhackathon #1, Mass Communication Challenge: TrackSF

This was build over the course of about a day during Unhackathon #1 by Mix and Stir Studio, hosted at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. My team took on the Mass Communication Challenge and we won! The focus of the challenge was disseminating transit information to citizens. TrackSF is a surface-level public communication system that leverages current technology to […]