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What design is...

Thursday 2 June 2016

What Design Is... Despite popular opinion, design is not about Sketch, style guides, or pushing pixels, it is the act of intentionally solving problems.— Cameron Rogers (@cameron_rogers) June 1, 2016

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Never Design The Home Page First

Thursday 14 January 2016

Never Design The Home Page First This is something I think about doing, but really need to actually start doing it! Pro tip. Never design the homepage first. Always start with a product page, an article or a page where design thinking is really needed.— Joe Leech 红豆 乔 (@mrjoe) January 14,

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Sites I Like: Rotsegel.com

Friday 7 August 2015

Rotsegel I'm not completely sure what these people do (this site is in German and I don't speak German) However I find something strangely satisfying about the layout of this websites homepage. I think it might be the circles... Most things on the web are usually in squares, so a nice circle…

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The One-Minute Test

Tuesday 16 June 2015

The One-Minute Test — UIE Brain Sparks — Medium Meeting can be a bit of a roller coaster. Sometimes they're great, sometimes they're terrible. Sometimes they're both! I really like this idea written about on [http://medium.com]. Often, when we meet with design teams, we’ll reserve a few minutes at the tail end…

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The Problem With Websites

Thursday 19 March 2015

The Problem With Websites Saw this great tweet the other day and thought I'd pop it here for posterity. The problem with websites. pic.twitter.com/cTkSKy4pKF — Erwänn Mest (@_kud) March 10, 2015

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Note to self: 6 steps to perfecting minimalism in web design

Friday 27 June 2014

Note to self: 6 steps to perfecting minimalism in web design Embrace flat design Incorporate white space Limit choices Focus on bold typography Simplify your navigation Use color in patches Minimalism works if you know how to use it Mention the word “minimalism” to some designers, and they become apprehensive because they wrongly think that an overly simplistic…

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Steve Jobs Quote on User Interface (UX)

Sunday 27 April 2014

Steve Jobs Quote on User Interface (UX) “When you start looking at a problem and it seems really simple with all these simple solutions, you don’t really understand the complexity of the problem. And your solutions are way too oversimplified, and they don’t work. Then you get into the problem. And…

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