Tere, my name is Esko!

I am UX lead in SEB Baltic. I use design frameworks and methods while defining issues and consulting background on running design area strategies in my organization. This work energizes and makes me tick.

I teach colleagues about service design. I am mentoring peers and students at the beginning of their careers. And I present and speak publicly about my struggles, experiences, and methods.

I love reading. I hike, cycle, sky, and fool around with my kids and family.

Updated and restarted

There you have it. I have been procrastinating on this project for years, countable in double digits. I have been encouraged by Seth Godin for years to start shipping. Realizing that there are two things at work here–the willingness to lean into problem solving AND the willingness to share it–it’s possible to focus on the part that’s holding you back. 1 And Tiago Forte has been on the same lines:...

February 2, 2023 · 1 min · Esko Lehtme

Using CodeKit 3 with PatternLab 2

This is an updated version of how to work with CodeKit 3 and PatternLab 2. Both platforms have been rebuilt and gained much speed compared to the previous versions. The setup is different from previous versions. I like to control how the final CSS is generated. I prefer to have as few dependencies as possible, and having CodeKit as a debugger, code processor, and server is convenient and saves time and cognitive resources....

December 9, 2016 · 2 min · Esko Lehtme