Freeman, the world’s largest brand experience company, undertook a massive internal rebranding effort that included re-envisioning their website as an industry leading destination for insight and inspiration. For over five months I embedded myself with the One Design team as we tackled this challenge together.
November 11 2016
Stephen Hamilton featured on Site Inspire
Stephen Hamilton’s portfolio site was recently featured on Site Inspire. The site was a close collaboration with longtime partner Mighty Few.
July 14 2016
Speaking at Peers
I’m excited and honored to announce that I’ll be speaking at Peers Conference this year. It’s a conference I’ve attend before and long admired so it will be an honor to take the stage. My talk will be focused on the benefits of embracing design in your development work and how doing so is easier than you might think.
March 31 2016
Goltz Group Selected as Communication Arts Webpick
The Goltz Group website was recently selected as a Communication Arts Webpick of the Day. Their Webpick series showcases the best of newly launched sites.
December 02 2015
Speaking at STA Sidebar
The Society of Typographic Arts Sidebar series brings together folks from the creative community to meet and share ideas. I’m honored they invited me to speak at their October 11th event. I’ll be talking about the intersection of design and development and how fostering better collaboration can contribute to the success of projects. If you’re in Chicago come out and join us.
September 23 2015
Speaking at DePaul University
Earlier this month I had the opportunity to talk to DePaul University’s Intro to Web Design class about the basics of responsive design. I’ve always had a big soft spot in my heart for teaching, so it was a joy to be back in the classroom working with their talented students.
June 04 2015
Site Launch: Heather B. Armstrong
Heather Armstrong is a storyteller that has twice been listed by Forbes as one of the 30 most influential women in media. When she decided to shift her focus away from her much loved blog, dooce.com, I was excited for the opportunity to team up with the talented team at Also to help give her next venture an online home.
May 13 2015
Windy City Receives Honorable Mention from Awwwards
The Windy City Strength and Conditioning website recently received an honorable mention from the Awwards showcase site. The project was a collaboration with Knoed and Surprise Highway.
April 23 2015
Layer Tennis Featured on Site Inspire
Layer Tennis returned for season four this fall to much fanfare. The site, done in close partnership with the talented One Design crew, was recently selected for the Site Inspire showcase.
December 11 2014
Site Launch: Scorched Earth Brewing Co.
Fans of craft beer in Chicago have one more reason to smile now that Scorched Earth Brewing Co. has officially entered the scene. The site was another fun collaboration with longtime partners in crime, Knoed Creative. Be on the lookout for Scorched Earth on a shelf near you.
October 05 2014
Honored by the Honorable Mention
The Goltz Group website, one of my latest collaborations with Knoed Creative, was recently selected for an honorable mention by Awwards.
April 04 2014
Site Launch: Black Market Brewing
Black Market Brewing isn’t one of the biggest breweries on the west coast, but they’re one of the best—routinely bringing home hardware from national beer festivals. After having the chance to work with several great local breweries it was nice to make some new friends out west. The responsive site was designed by Mighty Few and came to life with a big helping hand from Phil Zelnar on the initial front-end development.
February 26 2014
Site Inspire has long been a favorite source of design and creative development inspiration, so it made my day when I unexpectedly stumbled on my own portfolio site during a recent visit.
November 12 2013
The Secret Handshake
The Secret Handshake is a website geared towards providing insider advice to young professionals getting a start in the design industry. I was happy for the opportunity to offer up a few nuggets of wisdom.
May 30 2013
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