I’m Brian, and you’ve reached the homepage of my website.
Technology is complicated. I like to improve people’s lives by making software better. I sometimes wear a lot of hats – but I’m usually focused on product design, research, and strategy.
- Helping a startup improve the design of a new mobile app
- Redesigning at least 1 website
- More in the hopper…
Beliefs on design
A good designer…
Do-It-All Mainframe Replacement System
Designing a modern cloud-based application to replace a 40 year old Mainframe.
BI Data Visualization Product
Research and design of dashboards and reports for a new data visualization product.
B2B Ordering Website
User research and design work on a replacement for a 15 year old legacy website.
The unexpected effects of being too busy and how to regain your focus
I reflect on my own experience of stress overload, and try to offer some steps to re-enable creative thinking in your brain.
A love letter to my favorite tool (what design means to me)
This post is all about the humble screwdriver pictured below. It is an Ace Hardware 4-in-1 screwdriver from I don’t know when. The screwdriver pictured is my own. My Dad gave it to me quite a few years ago. I…
Rebooting the brain
It’s been quiet on here for a while, but lots has been happening behind the scenes. Life has been…challenging recently, and I’ve lost some focus. Now that things have settled somewhat, I have many new articles and information to share…