Ty Hatch

Solver of gnarly problems, UX and product design, sketchnote illustrations, digital creator of things for an analog life, writer of stray thoughts that mean little most.

Guest on the Sketchnote Army Podcast!

Season 13 Episode 7 dropped today for Mike Rohde’s Sketchnote Army podcast where Mike and I talked design, drawing, sketchnotes, my son’s Pokemon and Mario drawings, and more. What a fun time!

Photo of writing instruments: A black Kaweco Liliput, a Uni pin fine liner with a brush nib, a Uni pin fine liner with a 0.8 nib, a Uni Shift 0.5 mechanical pencil, a green Rotring 600 pen, and a Prismacolor Verithin Poppy Red colored pencil

My tools

As a working Designer and a dabbling drawer and painter of things, I occasionally get asked about the tools I use. Here is a list of digital and analog tools I have used and some I still use. (Most of links are affiliate links that help to support me.) Digital tools Figma and FigJam Notion …

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Stylized child drawings of three characters: Devil Bot, Mr. Klos, and SX.

Plotting UX

What is User Experience (UX)? That’s a big question and a lot of considerably more talented people have tackled this subject much better and more eloquently than I probably can.


Welcome to the new tyHATCH.com! For nearly a decade this site has sat neglected. To my chagrin—and by being active on Twitter, Dribbble, LinkedIn and the like—I haven’t done much with my personal site and it has become extremely long in the tooth. So I’m changing that. The new design is fully responsive, uses lovely …

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WebVisions 2011

Just posted my slide deck on Slideshare for those of you who came to WebVisions last week. Huge amounts of thanks to Brad Smith for pulling together a great event and all the attendees and presenters I had a chance to meet last week.