Product Design


I recently had an assessment for a product designer position and had a total blast working on it. I was given a couple of trend boards that also included different fabrics and materials to inspire the design of Christmas ornaments....

Piccolo Day Illustration


In the Dragon Ball fan community, May 9th is known as Piccolo day in which fans create pieces to celebrate the green alien character in the series. The adjacent piece is something I drew to join in the celebration. I...

Brand Development


It has been about 8 or so years since I produced a podcast, but thanks to The McElroy’s new book ‘Everybody Has A Podcast (Except You)’ I was inspired to get back into making auditory shows for others to listen...

Learning UI Design


I wanted to get my feet wet in mobile UI design and came across a wonderful tool/service called Framer. It’s a website where you can sit down with a WYSIWYG editor to prototype out an app design. Animations, linking content,...

Illustration and Coloring


I feel it’s always pretty important to be striving to improve yourself and learn new things. Thankfully, when you want to learn something new or get some tips the internet probably has exactly what you need. My main illustration software...

Happy Holidays Poster Design


Part of my job is taking what a customer sees in their mind and designing it to meet their needs and, if I’m lucky, make them say “Wow! That’s even better than I had in my head!” Sometimes all I...

Building a Brand – Saafi Behavior


While the brunt of the work I do at my current job is laying out and designing signs and displays, sometimes clients come to us to help build their brand and design logos and other assets they will use for...

Concession Stand Menu Board


The State Fair in Minnesota is, to put it lightly, a pretty big deal. I was tasked with designing a menu board for a vendor at the State Fair. The vendor sent me a hand-sketched thumbnail layout and the information...