Design

Thoughts on designing software, along with some writings about code and product thinking.

Lowering Your Standards vs. Picking Your Battles

  • May 26, 2020
  • Design

One-Way Doors

  • April 28, 2020
  • Design

Local and Global Maxima

  • April 7, 2020
  • Design

Why are design decisions so hard?

  • March 28, 2020
  • Design

Interview for Interface Lovers

  • April 27, 2019
  • Interface Lovers

Joining Spoke

  • April 13, 2019
  • Design

Interview for User League

  • March 11, 2019
  • User League

The Importance of UX Research (an Anecdote)

  • March 3, 2019
  • Design

Redesigning the Dwell Audio Player for Usability, Beauty, and Accessibility

  • February 23, 2019
  • Design, Featured

The Problem with Hill Charts

  • February 12, 2019
  • Design

Building My First Solo iOS App

  • February 6, 2019
  • Design

Design is a Form of Hospitality

  • January 24, 2019
  • Design

Two Beautiful Bibles

  • January 17, 2019
  • Design

Finding an iOS Mobile Safari CSS Bug: rgba() with CSS variables in box-shadow

  • January 11, 2019
  • Design

Productized Services

  • January 9, 2019
  • Design

Digital Terroir

  • October 20, 2018
  • Design, Featured

The Generosity of Creating

  • September 19, 2018
  • Design

Farewell, Agrilyst. Hello, Dwell & Lightstock!

  • April 21, 2018
  • Design

Article: Asking the Right Questions

  • April 12, 2018
  • InVision blog

Building an Online Community

  • January 30, 2018
  • Design

Article: Designers with these 3 skills work better with developers

  • June 27, 2017
  • InVision blog

Article: How to Tackle Design Debt

  • April 19, 2017
  • InVision blog

Designing for Designers is Like Cooking for Chefs

  • March 20, 2017
  • Design

Article: A Gin Distiller’s Design Process

  • July 14, 2016
  • InVision blog

Article: What exactly is a design culture?

  • July 12, 2016
  • InVision blog

Interview: Chris Leckie, Design Director at FanDuel

  • July 6, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

Interview: Charlie Waite, Senior UI/UX Design Manager at GoPro

  • June 9, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

News Mention: Fearing the Digital Divide in CNBC

  • May 28, 2016
  • CNBC

Interview: Sean Chin, Product Designer at Duolingo

  • May 10, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

Interview: Zain Ali, Designer at Instacart

  • March 29, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

Interview: Chloe Park, Senior Experience Designer at OpenTable

  • March 15, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

Interview: Emmet Connolly, Director of Product Design at Intercom

  • March 8, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

Interview: JD Hooge, Partner and Chief Creative Officer at Instrument

  • March 1, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

Interview: Katarina Batina, Product Designer/Mobile Product Lead at Artsy

  • February 23, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

Interview: Andrew S. Allen, Co-Founder and Head of Design at FiftyThree

  • February 16, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

Interview: Ludwig Pettersson, Creative Director at Stripe

  • February 9, 2016
  • “In Progress” series for Wake

A Designer by Any Other Name…

  • January 20, 2016
  • Design

How I Shrank my CSS by 84kb by Refactoring with ITCSS

  • January 15, 2016
  • Design

Why care about design?

  • June 25, 2015
  • Design, Featured

Why care about code?

  • June 19, 2015
  • Design

Is design "tech?"

  • January 22, 2015
  • Design

Essay: UX for the Enterprise

  • November 18, 2014
  • A List Apart

Design and Taxonomies

  • June 24, 2014
  • Design

Leaving ValioCon

  • June 9, 2014
  • Design

Design and Empathy

  • June 5, 2014
  • Design

Lines on the Road

  • May 17, 2014
  • Design

Great Design Tells Stories

  • May 11, 2014
  • Design

Scrolljacking is Awful

  • May 10, 2014
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Creation, Destruction, Reduction

  • May 1, 2014
  • Design

A (Brief) Defense of Circular Avatars

  • November 6, 2013
  • Design