The designers guide to Ikigai

I have been pondering this concept of Ikigai (ee-key-guy) for a while since I stumbled across this image of 4 circles intersecting. It’s a Japanese term meaning “ a reason for being”. It’s about finding happiness and living your life’s purpose. I was immediately...

Bigger is not always better. Life lessons learned in the Big Apple

It seems like almost another lifetime ago. My ambitions of becoming a fashion designer landed me right smack in the middle of Times Square. Quite frankly, I don’t remember how I got there. Well, obviously I took a plane, but what was my thought process of leaving my...