At any given time, it seems like most people I know have a dozen or so side projects in the works. These experiments have certainly been channels for me to prototype new ideas, explore different materials, work with different people, and to try new techniques and processes. Artists typically investigate new ideas on the periphery as a part of their normal studio practice. But more often than not, side projects are regarded a distraction to the work place, a secret hobby, or an invisible whim that isn't valued as productive or useful. Nate Burgos celebrates the side project, and he highlights great stories of people making room for these endeavors. I'm honored to share one of my collaborative projects in his blog series for Design Feast. Check out the interview!