Author Archives: Matt Cauthron

I am no longer dating a designer. In the years I dated Katy, she changed the way I perceive the world in every way. Because of her, my house looks cool and my clothes are stylish. I have a real appreciation of form, function and effective communication. I see beauty in places I never thought…

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After we’d been dating a while, I began to realize that Katy’s designer mentality was rubbing off on me in all kinds of ways. Sneaky ways. All of a sudden the throw pillows on my couch looked ridiculous. The “art” on my walls might as well have been plucked from a college dorm room. Even…

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For our first date, Katy and I went to dinner at a reasonably fancy place. Nothing outlandish, but it was nice, it was new, and it had a solid Yelp score. We had barely sat down when my education on all things design began. “I love their branding,” she said. “Mm,” I said, barely understanding…

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