I love to make things.

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

My current status:

It's the weekend! I'm spending time with my family right now.