When I got into web design (way back in 2003!) wireframing wasn’t really a thing–at least I don’t remember it being a thing. Yea, maybe you did some quick sketches of layouts, but we were pretty much “taught” to jump straight into Photoshop and start making stuff.
Dribbble is a pretty controversial subject around the design community; some people love it and others think it’s a waste. Just do a search for Dribbble over on Medium and you’ll see what I mean (I’m sure you already do). But I’m not here to talk about that, I find tremendous value in their community and am […]
In the excitement of learning a new tool and all of it’s ins-and-outs, some stuff can just get lost in the noise. Only recently (read: 6 months) did I start using Sketch in my regular workflow. I was put on a project with our product team and decided it was time to check it out. So […]
Recently I read TripAdvisor’s Sean Landry: Autonomy breeds ownership over on Invision Blog. It was a really great read and covered some great stuff about encouraging your team to really take ownership of their projects and how that helps produce higher quality work (and work satisfaction). One particular passage stuck out to me …
Clean. Simple. Delightful. These are words designers like to use to describe the work they aspire to do. Unfortunately, these are not usually words you would use to describe a billing transaction spreadsheet. Or a complicated product spec comparison table. Or an analytics dashboard. So what do you do when it’s your job to design these […]