Drew Mattke - Professional Technical Designer

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Freakonomics :: by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
This is an insightful book that highlights the learnings to be gained when you apply one science (economics) to another (sociology).
The book poses and answers some interesting questions such as: "Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?" and "Why do drug dealers still live with their moms?"

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Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

Shantaram :: by Gregory David Roberts
One of the few contemporary fiction books that made such an impact on me that I feel compelled to share thoughts and reflections here.

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Drew Mattke, Technical Design Director


Here on my personal business site, learn more about me as a professional than a one-page resumé can impart. You'll also discover some insights that I am happy to share with you. These topics bring together elements of Design, Technology, and Business — with some random thoughts that tie back in ways you might not expect.

To help you with your consideration for hiring me, be sure to review my Dossier.

Excellent Design means listening to users


How can you be part of the next "iPod" or "iPhone" innovation?
Turns out there's more to it than just making up something that's cool.


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Blink :: by Malcolm Gladwell


Somewhat popular pop-psychology book with some interesting insights into decision-making and what influences our thought process.


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Linked :: by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Linked by Alberto-Laszlo Barabasi

An in-depth exploration of how networks work and surprising insights into how they are part of our lives.


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A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.
— Albert Einstein
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