ICM506 Writing

The Path of Writing

A few months ago, I chatted with a friend who was excited to share updates on her illustration class. We are both Designers and discussed how art has always been a part of our lives. She described a mini version of herself, who, as a child, would draw and paint non-stop. I left the conversation […]

ICM501 Social Media

Manipulations of Social Media & Considerations for Change

We live in a world where our attention has become the most valuable resource in the world. [1] Companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, utilize an advertising-based business model [2] that competes for larger slices of our time and attention, and generates over $100 billion in annual revenue doing so. [3] But if time and […]

Deep Work ICM501

Cutting Back and Taking Charge

Lately, it feels like I’ve been more distracted and consumed by social media than ever before. I’m normally not someone who gets sucked in so easily, but between the pandemic, national civil unrest, and the upcoming election, these days I can’t help but check Instagram and Facebook obsessively for any “breaking news.” It feels like […]