Making life as easy as possible for the user is key to my design process. Finding out what they're thinking and feeling at every part of a use case and then solving their problems in a useable way is what I like doing.
My research interests include digital graphics, Islamic art, and women creators. I believe that patterns repeat through history, making the study of art history relevant to exploring new media design.
Expressing stories that people feel connected to through illustration is a passion. I like to explore the storytelling capabilities of comics and motion graphics pieces, designing the most interesting story for each.
Etude is a music practice app that listens to tempo and intonation during a musician's practice sessions in order to track chronological improvement.
Espy learns about its user's interests by collecting location data and recommends events to visit at busy conferences through a mobile app and kiosks.
Through a cross-platform mobile app, Teahaus's mobile presence educates its customers about different teas and how to brew them.
Psyche is a story concept about clones with superpowers, developed through a five page comic, a TV show intro, and illustration work.
An eight page scholarly essay in French analyzing the iconography of Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici at the French royal court.
An examination of a 13th century illuminated copy of the Maqamat al-Hariri, the creation of 10 folios of my own Maqamat, and a short discussion of the Maqamat tradition in Arabic.