Jordan Wayne Lee
Award Winning Design for Digital Brands
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Arts

The starting place

Metamodernism has been a starting point in my mind to uncover creative solutions for years. Mind mapping thoughts, thinking about problems, and finding new ways to help clients reach their goals has been a journey and a process. This journey has helped me to shape and define my own process, while simultaneously being aware of…

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Within / Self

Design requires a large amount of steps, knowledge, understanding, practical application and discipline. Design encompasses a holistic view of a problem and provides the most complex solution (whether minimal, or abstract) the complexity of good design lies within ones ability to see the entire scope of a problem, work through problems and paths that one…

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Wabi Sabi approach to design

Nothing is perfect on the web. We are always changing, growing, and evolving. From the responsive design approach, the various available devices, the growing demographics of our audience, and the constant progression of technology; it’s time we have a Wabi-Sabi perspective of the web. Wabi-sabi (???) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The…

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Top 25 albums of 2016

My top list of albums for 2016. Spotify playlist link Bon Iver – 22, A Million The Album Leaf – Between Waves Chance The Rapper – Coloring Book / All We Got Russian Circles – Guidance Nothing – Tired of Tomorrow David Bazan - Blanco Tycho – Epoch Savages – Adore Life Beach Slang –…

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Design functionality

Functionality without beauty is meaningless. Today I listened to S. Sagmeister shares his thoughts on a podcast about how Design without functionality will be embarrassing to us in the future and that he compared it to Soviet design following the collapse of the Bauhaus era. Beauty is a human element that is needed in all…

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The small details

One of the hardest things as a designer is to constantly have an eye for detail. It's like a disease that every designer is cursed with. But, with the increase of responsive design, I believe that we, as designers, are forced to change our process and with this comes the changing of our focus. Do…

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Creativity is not magic

Creativity isn’t some magical measuring stick to determine who’s “special” in society vs. who operates at a lesser level. Many times I find people referring to me as “the creative” or the “most creative” or something along those lines. To be completely honest, I am no more “creative” than any other human on earth. This…

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The art of responsive design

Approaching responsive design requires more attention to detail than just scaling down images or text to fit within a certain screen size. It requires the art of understanding not only how a design will look at various viewports, but how it will be built in a way that will work flawlessly across any screen size.…

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