DrupalEasy podcast: Interview with Dani Nordin

It's me! On the Drupaleasy Podcast! Talking smack about Drupal for Designers, the Swanky Denver Hyatt, UX, and working with startups. Listen to it now.

Dani talks Coda with HOW Interactive

Recently, I was interviewed by Grace Dobush, editor at HOW Interactive, about my love for Coda and excitement for Coda 2. For those who aren't aware of Coda (and are interested in web design tools), Coda is hands-down the best coding software I've ever used, created by the good folks at Panic.

New Book: Drupal for Designers

Drupal for Designers, which combines the first three guides in the Drupal for Designers series with a more logical flow, better grammar and some entirely new and updated content, is currently in production at O'Reilly Media. It's slated to come out in July/August 2012, but you can pre-order your copy today on

The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7 is finally here!

Just got word from Ben Melançon that my friend Jacine Luisi now has an actual, printed and bound version of The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7 is now actually in her house. This is the project that I got involved with at the beginning of this year, and it's amazing to finally see it finished. 

If you want to get a copy of the book (written by "many of the best minds in the business" — no, I had nothing to do with that tagline), check out

the zen kitchen's work in the Big Book of Green Design

Three of the zen kitchen's projects were featured in The Big Book of Green Design, published by Crescent Hill Books in October of 2009. The projects featured include: the identity and website for Olive and Bean Boutique, as well as the web brochure for Botsford EcoTech Partners.

Dani Nordin interviewed on Inside Digital Design

Dani Nordin of The Zen Kitchen joins hosts Scott Sheppard and Gene Gable for some insights, tips, and inspiration about her eco-friendly design business. Dani’s passion for design began with her background in theater. Leveraging what she learned about understanding and developing a backstory to get into character actually helped her develop her process and approach to communicating her design ideas with her clients.

Dani blogs for DWC WomensDish

Dani Nordin of the zen kitchen has just been brought on as a guest blogger for the WomensDish with Diane & Friends.

Dani featured on Back to Blogging

Dani Nordin of the zen kitchen was just featured on Back to Blogging, where she talks about blog design, content, and the various reasons why she chooses to maintain this here blog. Enjoy!

Business of Design Online: "Substantial Profits, Sustainably"

Dani Nordin, founder of the zen kitchen, was recently quoted in an article by Jess Sand at Business of Design Online. The article, Substantial Profits, Sustainably, shows how relatively simple changes can make a big difference in your studio's carbon footprint, as well as your bottom line. A quick excerpt:


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