About this blog

With a 20+ year career in design, including over 10 years dedicated to experience design and strategy, I remain an eternal student of design. At various times I also feel like a novice, even a fraud. But experience counts and this is mine, for what it’s worth.


Rick Monro is a consultant and designer living in Co. Down, Northern Ireland and is a Principal UX Architect at Puppet. He writes on this blog and elsewhere in print and online.

Rick is a former part-time lecturer for at Ulster University contributing to the Interactive Multimedia Design degree course, and a syllabus consultant and lecturer for the Digital Marketing Institute.

He is organiser of UX Belfast, and an occasional speaker at design events in the UK and Ireland.