Julianne Barnum (Eagle)

Taking the opportunity to share my daily thoughts. Ranging from super market experiences with a toddler to why social media makes us think harder about our relationships with the corporate world.
Read on for lots of exciting thoughts!

PEOPLE DON’T WANT TO INNOVATE. THEY WANT TO DREAM, EMPATHIZE, BOND, DO THE RIGHT THING, AND CREATE.

—5 Keys To Building A Business That Doesn’t Bury The Humans At It’s Core by Tim Leberecht

(Source: fastcodesign.com)

5 Steps To Designing A Better Health Care System

Such amazingly obvious solutions to health care and how we experience it. Though the solutions seem indisputable, it looks as though drastic changes would need to be considered and our ingrained thinking and beliefs about the health care experience would have to be altered. — And, not surprising to me, is the idea that design and innovation will be at the forefront of this new proposal. 

I love the balance of dark and feminine, so much fun.

I love the balance of dark and feminine, so much fun.

This flex­i­ble and play­ful iden­tity for Westbrook Brewing Co., was cre­ated by Fuzzco and inspired by both the visual cues found in wrought-iron work and ingre­di­ents found in their beers. To see more, check out Fuzzco’s port­fo­lio and blog post about the project.

This flex­i­ble and play­ful iden­tity for Westbrook Brewing Co., was cre­ated by Fuzzco and inspired by both the visual cues found in wrought-iron work and ingre­di­ents found in their beers. To see more, check out Fuzzco’s port­fo­lio and blog post about the project.

experience can be aligned, differentiated, or targeted to support a brand’s larger meaning

How Do You Turn Pixels Into A Full-Blown Brand Experience?

For a long time, a pair of co-founders consisted of an executive and an engineer. It worked for Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple, just to name a few. These companies have excellent designers today, because it’s a necessity they can’t afford to ignore. It seems like design is becoming more and more prevalent in new startups as well – Square, Path, Airbnb, and more are pushing the envelope.

Design is becoming a key differentiator for companies to acquire funding, press coverage,
and loyal users.

Yes it rained where we live on Easter, but we didn’t let the rain stop us from enjoying the beauty of the Northern Californian coast!
P.S. my three-year-old is a pirate.

Yes it rained where we live on Easter, but we didn’t let the rain stop us from enjoying the beauty of the Northern Californian coast!

P.S. my three-year-old is a pirate.

Happy Easter! Whatever it may mean to you, enjoy the day!

Happy Easter! Whatever it may mean to you, enjoy the day!