On Flat Design

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 […]

Redesign, Part 2

If you treat a website like a problem, the first thing to ask yourself is, “Has anyone else solved this?” I’m not advocating for theft. I’m advocating for research. No one will have solved the problem of representing ‘You’ on the internet. However, you can see how other people represented themselves, how they display their […]

Redesign, Part 1

Doing it right-ish Given my newfound role as a manager, and all of the process and research experience that goes with it, I’m going to try to be a little more methodical about how I redesign danielboyle.net this time. What’s good Flexibility – it displays well in on tablets and desktop Content updates – PHP […]

I am bad at this.

With 2015 well underway, I feel like I can do a general status check without falling into the New-year-new-you cliche. Initialization I have over 100GB of photos on my hard drive. This is probably not that much compared to many people, but after an accidental Dropbox sync filled my drive, I decided to run Disk […]