What drew you to the design field?
I’ve always loved to make things. My mom encouraged my sisters and I to do lots of crafts when we were kids—cross stitch, beading, friendship bracelets, that sort of thing. Then, when the web came around, I started to build things with it. I was about thirteen when I created my first website, a place where I could experiment with creating code, words and images. Over time this evolved into an interest in graphic design, then architecture, and finally back around to interaction design.
You started out as a spatial designer. How has that informed your later work as a UX designer and entrepreneur?
I see spatial design, architecture, UX and entrepreneurship as dealing with ... more