👋 I'm Adam.
I like coffee and e-bikes. I also work as an Interaction Designer at Microsoft.

Schacht Aslani Architects
Offshoot Design
SmithGroup JJR
2016 // University of Washington - Master of Human-Computer Interaction + Design
2008 // University of Minnesota - Master of Architecture
2003 // University of Minnesota - Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Sketch, Abstract, Figma
Adobe Creative Suite
Framer, Principle, InVision
AutoDesk 3ds Max, SketchUP, Unity, Revit
Microsoft Office Suite
2018 // 2nd Place - Microsoft Hackathon for Annotation Layers UX
2016 // 1st Place - Science & Technology Showcase - University of Washington
2016 // R&D Magazine Lab of the Year for University of Illinois ECE
2015 // Chicago Building Congress Merit Award for Argonne National Labs
2015 // AIA National Emerging Professional Award for Chasing Walnut
2014 // AIA National Emerging Professional Award for Assembly of Nine
2012 // Green GOOD DESIGN Award for University of Illinois ECE
2008 // AIA Committee on the Environment Award
2007 // Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Design Competition Winner
US Patent 405925 - Touch Input Hover
US Patent 405922 - Using an Alternate Input Device as a Maneuverable Emulated Touch Screen Device
US Patent 404273 - Presenting an Overlay Canvas to Ink Edit Typed Text
US Patent 404272 - Use of Intelligent Scaffolding to Teach Gesture-Based Ink Interactions
US Patent 404469 - Mapping Electronic Pen Attributes to Advanced Productivity Action

I'm currently living in beautiful Seattle, Washington, where the coffee is strong and the craft beer scene is magical. When it's not raining, I like riding my bike with no hands and building things in my maker space. If you want to know any more about the work I'm doing, drop me a note at adamsriddle@gmail.com or swing by the Microsoft Headquarters.