Written 24 April 2019

Everyone you’ve ever met has a copy of a file. A file that was created the moment you met. It’s updated each time you see or speak to them. …


I knew we were in a dream as soon as I couldn’t remember what I did earlier that day. But then again, that’s been happening more often lately in waking hours too. Maybe I couldn’t be so sure. I usually play along as if everything is real in dreams as it is — what with the night terrors and all.

We leave the beach just when it’s beginning to quiet down for the day. These are the times when I stay and soak in the tranquil ocean sounds and hope to steal from the sand whatever warmth is left from the sun, but we had other plans for that evening. I’ve been known to let my friends go on without me so I can get a few last looks before I catch up. This time though, I pack up with them and we make our way back. We didn’t feel that exhaustion in that bedraggled way you might after a long day — or multiple days — on the beach. …


Why I Abandoned Learning to Code, or, How I Learned to Love Art Again

Freelancing is a treacherous journey and sometimes it can feel like you’re navigating blind. When clues of storms on the horizon suggest a change in heading…

Ok, I’ll spare you the sailing the open seas metaphors.

A few years ago, high-profile creatives and industry experts urged everyone to learn to code because the skill would be a prerequisite for all jobs moving forward. There was a panic (and dread for some) among creatives followed by a lot of introspection and questioning. This is where the now infamous “should designers code?” topic originated. We laugh at it now, but it was a very real question in our minds. Did it mean we were ceding our craft to developers and we’d soon be obsolete? …

Frank Fuhrmeister

Only here for a brief time, so just hoping to make the most of it while passing through.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store