Work #

  1. Worked 47 hours
  2. Taught “Design Systems & Design Ops” workshop at Design Ops Summit over 3 days
  3. Caught up with Ed Uszynski about FamilyLife
  4. Talk to Katie High and Chris Free from Chromatic with Joe Rinaldi
  5. Caught up with Brad Frost
  6. Biz dev catch ups with Crystal Vitelli and Joe Rinaldi
  7. Quarterly planning with Josh Clark and Brad Frost
  8. Caught up with Jenny Johannesson
  9. Working session with Crystal Vitelli
  10. Talked to new prospective client with Joshua Blankenship and Matt Cook
  11. Check-in with Julia Fernandez about her SuperFriendly internship
  12. Arcade research readout
  13. Caught up with Matt Spiel
  14. Account planning with Nicole Hampton and Joe Rinaldi

Personal #

  1. Celebrated my nephew’s 2nd birthday
  2. I pre-ordered the iPhone 12 for Em.
  3. Ate at OOKA
  4. Slept an average of 5 hours and 30 minutes per night. Average time in bed: 6 hours and 40 minutes. Average bedtime: 9:55pm. Average wake up time: 4:36am.

Watched #

  1. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
  2. X-Men: First Class (again)
  3. X-Men: Days of Future Past (again)

Notable reads #

  1. Nathan Curtis published an epic article about naming tokens in design systems.
  2. Kristy Tillman launched Made in the Future, a career-building curriculum-based fellowship for talented underrepresented emerging design professionals.
  3. Crafting Strategy by Henry Mintzberg is one of the best articles I’ve ever read about the importance of emergent strategy.
  4. Fright Night is a fantastic typeface to use this October for any of your Halloween-related design needs.

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Weeknotes: September 20–September 26, 2020