Sketching is Offically Back, Finally

I have always been saying here on Design Sojourn that sketching is an important design and communication skill to have, I would say even more than any CAD skill of sorts. Importantly, in the last few years, I've seen more and more design companies


A Vision of the Future: Outlaw Planet

I have recently signed up for The Superstruct Game, which is the world's first massively multiplayer forecasting game. Join up to help forecast the future in 2019, and solve the problems we may face. Here is one of them: OUTLAW PLANET In 2019, the mobile


Tasty Books I Bought this Weekend!

I hate going to bookstores as I always end up spending money! This weekend was no different as I bought two books that I've been looking for! Cost me just over $90 Singapore dollars. Things I Have Learned in My Life so Far by


My 100 Push Ups Challenge!

Get this crazy toy from Amazon! Something off the beaten track today. I usually I don't talk about non-design issues here on Design Sojourn, but as I made a 2008 New Year resolution to lead a healthier and fitter lifestyle, I like to catalog this


Old Habits are Hard to Break…

So last week, I got issued with a work laptop. It was a 12" Screen Dell Latitude D430 no bigger than my A4 sketchbook. It is a pretty decent, abet slow, system with an Intel Core 2, 1.2 GHz with 2 GB of


The Blackberry Prayer

Image: Blackberries 3 by lemon_drop

A phrase coined by an anonymous CEO who walked into a boardroom for a meeting to see every executive bowing their heads, operating their Blackberries. The Blackberry prayer is a plea to


Give Credit where Credit is Due

This is interesting. In the many portfolios I have seen, rarely have I seen a portfolio that clearly indicates if it was group work or a project done with a team. If fact, it happens so infrequently that I sit up and take


Life's Like That: Part 1

It has been awhile since I wrote a post that adequately fits into my "Designer Musings" category. In the start-up days of this blog, more than 2 years ago, I had defined this category as “My personal reflection and opinion on Design and the