Death by PowerPoint

The following presentation was created by Nan Peck and myself as a professional development tool for faculty and staff at Northern Virginia Community College. We were invited to present Death by PowerPoint at the VCCS New Horizons Conference in … Continue reading


Recipes for a Cure

Help me raise $1500 for the National MS Society so that I can participate in a 50K walk for a cure for multiple sclerosis. In exchange for donations, I’m trading deliciousness in the form of custom-written recipes. Are you hungry for a delicious dish and an end to a disease that has affected so many lives? I sure as hell am. Continue reading


Color Theory for Non-Designers

The effectiveness of lessons on the technical aspects of design software for non-designers is often negated by the fact that few have had access to basic lessons on design principles. Given that this knowledge is the critical difference between a … Continue reading


Spice or Die: A Food Blog

Visit my blog, a space dedicated to the mastery of a good dish. For a good while now, I’ve been transferring my favorite recipes that I’ve invented into the equivalent of a cooking diary. Best of all, I get to showcase some fun with photography in original snaps of my homecooking. Continue reading


Funk MS T-Shirt

Here’s a preview of my design for the MS is BS Limited Edition “Funk MS” tee. We’ll be sporting these at the Capital Challenge Walk MS 2010 to rep the team and this year’s theme. In addition, we’ll be selling the white version of the tee at our Backyard Blues BBQ (June 19th). Continue reading


Wordle Yourself!

While I was working on video tutorials for the STARTALK team on how to add content to our drupal site, I ended up doing a demo tutorial on Wordle.  If you haven’t checked out Wordle yet, it’s a slick web … Continue reading




T-Shirt Design for Capital Challenge Walk MS 2010

Had a little fun putting together a design for the National MS Society’s call for entries for a training t-shirt design for the Capital Challenge Walk MS 2010. I was lucky enough to have my design selected – very happy to have another way to contribute to the org that means so much to me. Continue reading


ID Complex

Back when I was first forming my thoughts on design education and technology as a tool (as opposed to a crutch or a speed bump), I was interested in the idea of creativity having endless facets and outlets.  I’ve been … Continue reading