I love to make things.

Here are some examples. I redesigned the mainframe for Computer Associates, have three children, am the co-author of Design Explosions, a new kind of design critique,, wrote a design blog and book called Design Dare, currently work at Twitter, have given many talks including one at SXSW called How Great Design Ruins Experience and another one called Design While Shipping, draw an ongoing comic called Yet Another Comic, give away all my sketchbooks, wrote an essay called McDonald's Theory, launched three successful Kickstarter campaigns called For One Hundred Of Our Closest Friends, am writing a book I'm jokingly calling I Hope You Like Words, created a micro-blogging site called Yay Bouquet, wrote an essay called "Of Course" Design, wrote a book on design called The Thing About Jetpacks, ran a short lived and beloved blog called Fuck Jetpacks, wrote an essay named Design Courage, was a design lead on Windows Phone, designed an email game called The Long Talk, worked at frog design, run a company called UX Launchpad, designed an app for a voice transcription company called Jott that launched on the app store on day one and was #1 in productivity for a while, worked at the Art Institute of Seattle for a year teaching designers about code, have three email lists called Big New Things, New Things, and just Things, designed a concert poster for an anonymous musician named Slow Magic, designed several board games when I was a kid, host a monthly meetup called Design Play Seattle that's a lot of fun, designed and wrote the code for TV's Big Brother 3, and I wrote this silly webpage.

My current status:

I'm currently enjoying the remaining 11% of my leisure time this evening.

I like to write, speak at events, and read your email. I'd love to hear from you at jon@lot23.com.