More than 5 years ago, when I started to steer my design career towards the technological dark side, interactive prototypes weren’t as popular as they are now, but you could find some of them on the Internet. They were mainly simple animations about new ideas for interactions. What fascinated me most was how these animations […]
Bethany Heck is the Executive Design Director of Audience Engagement, Video & Data at Vox Media, as well as the designer behind the beautifully designed Eephus League baseball scorebooks. In this interview she talks about her latest project, The Font Review Journal which aims at helping designers make better font choices.
When we write CSS, sometimes we forget about some edge cases in the designs. For example, when the content is longer than we expected and we didn’t account for that possibility, our design could break. We can’t guarantee that our CSS will always work as expected, but at least we can reduce that by testing […]
It may seem hard to believe, but only a couple of decades ago, it was nearly impossible to provide feedback on new or redesigned products. Take for example, Crystal Pepsi. One day in 1992, while you were looking for your favorite dark brown soda on the shelves, here was this new clear thing! You tried […]
The Equilateral Triangle of a Perfect Paragraph is a theory developed by Matej Latin in the Better Web Type course about web typography for web designers and web developers. Too many of them still set line-height, font size and line width as independent features when in fact they should all be considered together. The equilateral […]
Dieter Rams 10 Principles are a great way to describe “Good Design.” But what are the underlying techniques that help us achieve these principles? There are plenty of techniques that make designs more effective. But few actually line up with Dieter Rams Principles. Effective design often celebrates discovery and exploration. Company’s measure screen time and […]