Posts by Zélia

The madness inside

There is this thing about always being the weird kid. It seems to be a burden all your teenage years, and suddenly, as you reach the rise of adulthood, people start to define it in other, positive ways. By being as weird as you’d like to, you give your kids the opportunity to be even [...]

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Impermanence, changes, and life with a kid.

When we moved to the UK, about 4 months ago, the plan was to try it out for 3 months before fully committing to this new life abroad. The plan also involved freelancing for a while. The plan sounded all good and safe. Plans, as a matter of fact, never turned out the way we [...]

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A week left.

3 years ago, we bought a home. 2 years ago, I started freelancing, and my dose of daily work became such, that whenever I have free time felt like a celebration. Last year, I was only a few days away from meeting the kid that would ruin my sleep yet make me damn proud and [...]

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Graphic and UI/UX design cultural implications, French view.

If there’s a paradigm that’d always let me astonished, I’d go with the designers job titles. Web, graphic, visual, motion, flash, industrial, interaction, UI, UX designers… English offers a proficiency of titles to describe the jobs we’re doing, and I guess it does it well. Representing the variety of possibilities, yet remaining with the idea [...]

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