• { The creative outlet of Chicago-based designer Justin Dauer }

Justin is a visual communicator, author, and user advocate.
His creative passions reveal themselves through writing, UX, design, and speaking.

He prefers the finer things in life: Batman, tattoos, running discovery workshops, or being a skinny denim elitist.

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A curated selection of online published articles and interviews. A larger breadth of work is housed within the portfolio section.

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User Defenders

Special Edition

Engaging dialogue on Cultivating a Creative Culture for all those passionate about their craft.

The Creative Agency Podcast

Episode #36

Chatting all things Cultivating a Creative Culture as it impacts the agency space.

The Reflex Blue Show

Episode #171

An interview with Donovan Beery on Cultivating a Creative Culture, design thinking, and Street Fighter.

A List Apart Sidebar

Color You Responsible

"It’s a broken experience if trial-and-error is the means by which a person engages with a site."

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UX Shirts photoshoot

"I Fight for the Users"

Screen printed apparel designs for the tireless user advocates of planet Earth and beyond. Culled from the interactions, tools, and soundbites that permeate our daily process, UX Shirts is a fabric-based, Shopify-fueled love letter to creative folk the world over.

Samples of work across print, online, iconography, user experience, user interface, and well...lots of media. Papier-mâché and chain stitch en route.

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