Archives: Shawn Wilkins

Create

· September 19th

A lot of things we see today revolve around the idea that you can do something better than the next guy rather than doing something different from the next guy. There’s a plethora of decent ideas that seep through the cracks of your mind that we just wipe away and forget about. Don’t feel like you have to follow everyone else to fit in, but rather…

We Disagree and That’s Okay

· May 30th

Ashly Lorenzana put it best when she siad, “It’s okay to disagree with the thoughts or opinions expressed by other people. That doesn’t give you the right to deny any sense they might make.” A lot of times in the design and development related communities, you see people who disagree with what other people are doing and some become very vocal and crass…

Turn Failure Around

· February 21st

Bill Cosby once said that “in order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” When Culture Milk started, it was aimless. We launched with a team of writers — some were friends who only had a mild interest in writing, and others were actual seasoned writers with a passion. Our problem lied in our lack of identity…


Design to Non-Designers

· December 16th

I’m not a designer, nor have I ever been. I used to dabble in Fireworks to create forum signatures, and that’s the height of my expertise. However, when it comes to design, I’m one who can safely say I have a good design for design. Design isn’t necessarily all about looks; it’s more about the entire package. If you were to think about design being a person…

Jony Ive and Industrial Design

· November 2nd

Scott Forstall is out. The former head of iOS software engineering is now simply labeled as an advisor to Tim Cook. People will continue to try and scrape the bottom of the pail to find the reason for this, but it’s better to look toward the future. Don’t dwell on Forstall’s mistakes, look toward a future wherein Jony Ive has his hand over all design…