Debunking the myth of professional-levels

This article is about professional level (e.g. junior, professional, etc.), not skills-levels. A professional-level states the overarching level of an individual in a given role (independently of the design leadership level of the company they are working for at the moment or envisioning to apply to). The magic table ๐Ÿ”ฎ It is commonly agreed on …

Neurodiversity at work: How can companies accommodate? – PART I: the work environment

Last Tuesday I took part in a remote panel about Neurodiversity at Work, I was stunned by the number of people who joined this remote meetup. So many people! Such a caring and curious atmosphere! I felt comfortable being myself and that means a lot ๐Ÿ˜‰ .Wesley a fellow panellist mentioned some of the accommodations …

DO is a one-letter word

In 1965, Sol Lewitt wrote a letter to Eva Hesse. They are friends, they are both insanely talented. She just moved to Germany, she is frozen with self-doubt and creative block, and she seeks advice and moral support from her friend stayed in the USA. His answer is a stunning letter, an incantation to do. …

Hey there ๐Ÿ‘‹

โ€“ So. About the elephant…
โ€“ Which elephant?
โ€“ Well, The elephant.
Looking around, stopping for a moment, and turning back.
She finally whispers while vaguely nodding:
โ€“ So. About the elephant…

A first step

I don’t recall how long I have been standing on the front door. Stuck. Numb. Petrified. I am sure it has been long, too long, maybe too late, maybe not. All it takes is a step. A first step. It is safe to say I have been playing for a while with this idea of …