Category: Design

Organize the World: Design Your Life to Spark Joy

Marie Kondo folded clothes on stage with such grace and precision today at her panel Organize the World: Design Your Life to Spark Joy. Sparking Joy is Kondo’s number one philosophy when it comes to tidying up. Marie Kondo invented and has perfected the life-changing KonMari method. She became a household name in the United...

Social Sensory Architecture

Sean Ahlquist is the Assistant Professor of Architecture at Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He was not in a panel at SXSW, like many professionals we have interviewed, but instead brought a piece of his work, that is also the winner of SXSW Eco’s 2016 Place by Design Competition, to show off and...

Preview: Designing for Accessibility

Jordan Dunn is a Senior Product Designer at WillowTree. They work with Fortune 500 companies such as Regal Cinemas, Wyndham and Johnson & Johnson. Dunn began designing when he was a teenager who was heavy into video games and the group he played with wanted a website. Flash was the big program back then and that is...

Preview: Can Grace Survive in the Digital Age?

Brian Wesolowski works for the Center for Democracy & Technology, a nonprofit that advocates for our digital rights. He works to ensure that the same rights we enjoy offline are extended to the digital realm, including our rights to free expression, privacy, and to basic human dignity. Tell me a little bit about the work you...

Preview: How Technology Has Impacted Graphic Design

Sara Shields is an Instructor at Texas State University in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She teaches web design and publishing courses for undergraduate students. Besides her teaching position, Shields also freelances in web design and video production including her new graduation video announcements named Ennoucements. She was recently the Artist Design and Branding...