Expressions.

Our collection of publications, sharing thoughts, unique perspectives, and inspirations.

Unstandard Pages

A collection of ideas, concepts, and perspectives around mindset, strategy, design, technology and more.

Breaking the mold: rethinking the principles of good design

Dec 31, 2022

Design
Mindset
Opinion
Creative Direction

How to define your competitive landscape

Dec 18, 2022

Design
Strategy
Article

Building a brand: how to build an authentic brand that truly connects

Jul 22, 2022

Design
Branding
Strategy
Article

Creative problem-solving: from complex problems to elegant solutions

Jul 17, 2022

Mindset

Unstandard Audio

An audio experience that defies conventional wisdom and invites you to explore the limitless world of abstract, unorthodox, and untamed thought.

Dare to stand alone—the trade-offs between fitting in and being exceptional

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Episode Description

In this episode we'll venture beyond the comfort of conformity to unlock your unique potential. Taking a peek into the minds of the audacious few who defy norms and learn to cultivate your distinct vision and give rise to transformative ideas and more.

Hidden architects, mastering the subtle forces shaping your success

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Episode Description

Envision the unchecked biases behind every choice, from code to canvas. We tackle the invisible: confirmation, anchoring, bandwagon, overconfidence. Biases that cloak innovation in the familiar. In this episode we explore strategies to expose these hidden architects of your mind. It's about perspective—seeking diversity, valuing dissent, and embracing continuous learning. Join me and refine your craft and create with clarity. Subscribe and share.

The “Right Fit Equation” talent / fit + timing ≠ your value

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Episode Description

A reflective journey about our professional self-worth and the fallacies of equating success with opportunity. Drawing from personal experiences, like when I missed out on a VP of Design role, I'll explore the the interplay between talent, fit, and timing—and how it influences our career progression. Making the case that it’s time for a recalibration in how we measure professional success. Join me as we delve into the importance of your unique narrative because the most exciting stories—and our worth—are not defined by roles or accolades but are ever-evolving, with the best, indeed, still to come.

Unstandard Muse

A curated visual journal, an ode to the designs, art, and photography that spark intrigue, inspire, fascinate, and fill us with joy.

Sculptura by Volodymyr Tsisaryk

Touched by Sascha van der Werf

Yin and Yang by T.J Agbo

The Death of Ophelia by Sarah Bernhardt

Laetitia Channel photographed by Daisy Seilern

Taste by T.J Agbo

Shattered Glass Exhibition. Sculptures by Murjoni

Politely by Yozo Ukita

Meridian Lamp photographed by Marija Gasparovic, Igor Dugandzic

Playdate Handheld Game System by Panic

Life is balance shot by Sascha van der Werf

Large Rectangles Large by Robert Goodnough

Cohear Sync 1 by Yash Gupte

Junit Lighting by Schneid Studio