Author: Margot

Margot in Japan: Tokyo Update

Margot! In! Japan! I’m nearly mid-way through a two-week adventure here. This post is a small recap of what’s happened so far, as well as how I’m dealing with the loneliness of traveling alone in a country where I don’t speak the language and am unable to eat much of the food. Watari Museum of… Read more »

Ux Camp Talk: Design Tools for Social Justice

The purpose of this talk was to review and compare/contrast the various tools that have come out recently to help us improve our political engagement. Which it does, but I realized when speaking about these things talking about the tech itself is only half the issue, the other is how people are using it and why/why… Read more »

New Items in the Shop!

What shop you say? Well, mine. It’s only about 37 seconds old. And it’s right ova here! And it’s got paper for sale! Heavy-weight (for wrapping paper at least) stock that comes in two colors per order so you can layer and mix-n-match for a look that’s different AND helps you use up those pesky scraps… Read more »

Gift Wrap + the Holidays

Seems like there are two types of people during the holidays: those who absolutely LIVE for this time of year. They have a billion traditions, endless cheer, all YAY CELEBRATE every day until The! Big! Day! Then, there are the rest, stressed out, sick, spread too thin, pressured maintain a base level of joy to… Read more »

Shape/Shift at Lost Arts 11/4

This is the first art show I’ve been in since 2014 and the first show I’ve co-curated (along with Rusty Cook, Chad Kouri, and Elisabeth Hass) for multi-disciplinary space, Lost Arts. Elisabeth approached me and Chad to come up with some programming to help spread the word about their new space and this is what… Read more »