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Developing Style

Take inspiration from places outside your comfort zone is where you’ll find new beginnings. One of the ways to improve your style, taste, and design is by exploring different methods and approaches that are unknown to you. The design could be generalized into two …
03.08.2016
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Joining a Startup Checklist

20 Qs to consider when joining a start up Do you believe in the product? Do you see potential? Will this product or service succeed? Are you inspired by the people? Do you like your future peers & boss? Who will you be working …
03.07.2016
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Staying Childish

Saying ‘yes’ to side projects. The expansive imagination and curiosities of a child hold no limitations or boundaries. Adults typically take the time to consider all available details and are prone to analyzing and questioning, which results in something that’s even more complicated than …
03.04.2016
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The Mythical Unicorn Full-Stack Designer

Want to Hire: Unicorn Designer. You know…. someone that can code HTML/CSS/Bootstrap, photoshop pretty pictures, map user experience, write copy, cheap, and have it all tomorrow? “Do you think [person] has the chops? Can you take a look at their portfolio and give me …
03.03.2016
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Launch yourself into a new adventure

Today marks my one year anniversary working with MartianCraft, a 100% remote workplace that’s a recognized influencer in the world of mobile & desktop application design, development, staff, and training. I’ve been an independent designer since Sept 2014, which puts me at this for …
03.02.2016
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Retaining Motivation

“How do you have so much self-drive and motivation? ”— people would ask me Understanding motivation can help you become a better manager, be in a better company, and be successful with your personal pitches. When you are trying to convince someone to work …
06.11.2015
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A Faster Way To Respond To Messages

This is a new app I've been designing over at MartianCraft, called Re:quest. Send questions from your iPhone to a friend's Apple Watch for fast, and easy answers. Write questions with your voice using only syntax via your watch, so you never have to …
06.10.2015
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Disneyworld Florida

Universal Studios & Disney World is the first ever 'break' and impromptu trip I've taken in 2015. I've been to Universal back in 2010, and this time I wanted to stay longer to experience other parks. I only visited Disneyworld for about half a day, …
06.10.2015
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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was a short, last minute weekend getaway to somewhere with a ton of sunshine. My favorite part of Puerto Rico was Culebra, one of the islands off the east coast. The sands were spectacular, white and soft. The temperature at the time …
01.28.2015
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Maui

If you are looking for a destination to get away from daily stresses, Maui is a living paradise. Situated in the remote islands of hawaii, I was lulled to sleep nightly by gentle waves, sunshine, and tons of green flora. It's a place that …
01.28.2015
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Christmas in Milan

Milan Part Deux. Returned back to Milan in the brisk January month, this time with Supria coming along for the ride. Did a little bit of shopping, eating, and just enjoying each other's company. Related Italian Posts Jan 27, 2015 Christmas in Milan Jan …
01.27.2015
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Paris

The City of Light The moment I arrived in Paris, I knew there was something special and magical about this city. The charming, quaint little cafes dotted along the streets were filled with quiet murmur. I stayed at a local apartment overlooking the Eiffel …
12.31.2014
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