It’s one of life’s great mysteries, isn’t it? (Red Vs Blue, S1 E01) Every time I sit down to redesign my website, I think “I don’t really need to mess with this,” and go back to playing FIFA. I don’t claim to be disciplined with my free time. If I’m not working, working, working on my […]
Don’t be an idiot. Of course it is, and there’s nothing wrong with someone asking you to build prototypes as a designer. It’s just another way to express your vision, and frankly, way better for it than static mockups. Asking if prototypes are important is like asking if wireframes or user research are important. As […]
I think that’s the one thing I really miss about the pre-flat design universe. Now, personality is reduced to a pithy blurb and a photo from your instagram account.
QShould designers learn how to code? ASure. Do they need to? I don’t know. When’s the last time you asked a print designer to create a Postcript file or PDF by hand? You never have. At most, your average print designer will do some basic pre-press prior to delivering the files. Then it goes to […]
QIs flat design bad? ANo No matter what Eli Schiff argues, it’s just a style. A reaction to what came before – the green felt abomination of Game Center, the rich Corinthian leather of Calendar, or random cartoon characters in the interface. Flat design isn’t why designers are encourage to code, it’s not why prototyping […]