Print, web, interaction projects for clients and as self-initiated endeavors.
My research focuses on three main areas:
My scholarship has focused on the development of human-centered online interfaces that might help college-students better conduct academic research. This work includes the development of several speculative interface prototypes, and IRB approved user-testing studies that I conducted with WSU students in 2012. I am also interested in the use of metaphor to design interactive systems […]
My current creative work focuses on the more poetic and ambiguous side of search, and includes several versions of a piece called An Exquisite Morass. The initial work was shown in the WSU Department of Visual Arts biennial faculty show in 2012, and presented at the WORDIMAGE/IMAGEWORD conference at the School of Visual Arts in NYC […]
My professional design work as ZahabiDesign has included web design and programming for an international scientific organization, publication design for architecture projects, and logo/identity development and print design for an annual design forum. This work allows me to stay connected to life as a working designer, keeping my skills sharp and practiced, which I then […]
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I had the opportunity to speak at the MACAA Conference in October at the University of Cincinnati (DAAP). Here is a link to the MACAA conference website: http://www.macaart.org/conference.html And this is the panel title and description: Polymodal Sites: Graphic Design in the Expanded Field Session Chair: Silas Munro, Miami University (Ohio) The extended terrain of […]
I was honored to be asked to speak about my work, An Exquisite Morass, at the DC Art Science Evening Rendezous in September! Here is the description from DASER’s website: “D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region […]
I had the pleasure of working with Ben Shneiderman, Catherine Plaisant and several others on the newest edition of the seminal book: Designing the User Interface. My role in the project began in August of 2015—I was asked to design the opening pages for the sixteen chapters in the book. The authors also requested that […]
I teach courses in interaction design, web design, motion design, typography and graphic design.