Reading & Writing
Dec 23, 2019
Visual hierarchy is a much overlooked element of good interface design. This piece does a good job laying out the fundamentals.
Sep 3, 2019
Design systems have become a focus of mine over the past several years. Lots has been written but this Medium post about 5 lessons learned struck a note with me.
Mar 15, 2019
Veerle Pieters has been a favorite designer of mine for many years. In this recent post she talks about how the latest version of her georgeous blog came to life
Apr 17, 2018
There comes a time when it's time to jump in with both feet on a new technology. For me now is the time with CSS Grid.
Apr 13, 2018
Great post from the awesome Andy Clarke on using the new CSS grid specification to art direct the layout of web pages.
Aug 11, 2016
Great post from Brad Frost on getting feedback from the indie web community.
Feb 15, 2016
Can Justice Ginsburg’s moving tribute to her friend Justice Scalia be an example to behave better... I hope so...
Apr 19, 2015
More on the evolving saga of the Hillary Clinton campaign logo...
Jan 5, 2015
My Design Deliverables presentation at UX Camp DC
Jun 9, 2014
A great presentation about some new ways to approach the design process and what design deliverables to present a client.
May 27, 2014
A selection of articles on html style guides.
May 21, 2014
Great post from Brad Frost on why static high fidelity wireframes are no longer the way to go. Instead create your wireframes in HTML and CSS. I have been doing this for a while now.
Apr 6, 2014
Some articles on typography and web typography.
Apr 5, 2014
A nice post from local Baltimore digital agency R2I that looks at what's coming up this year in web design and UX.
Apr 3, 2014
A great pressentation deck and list of resources from Lara Swanson, Engineering Manager of Performance at Etsy, on how to design for page load time.
Apr 3, 2014
Some articles about the evolving nature of our roles as workers in the digital space.
Mar 24, 2014
Apple's Sir Jony Ive gives his first in depth interview to John Arlidge of Time magazine.
Feb 8, 2013
Leadership, innovation, project management and creativity.
Feb 2, 2013
Some fine articles about life , productivity and finding balance.
Jan 27, 2013
Articles of interest on front-end web design, markup and performance.
Jan 19, 2013
First edition of the weekly articles of interest post.
Jan 14, 2013
My first attempt at Chef Keller's savory scones
Sep 14, 2012
Sep 14, 2012
Sep 11, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
Mar 5, 2012
Sep 11, 2011
Mar 8, 2010
Feb 28, 2010
I woke up craving the fabulous looking buttermilk biscuits I had seen while first exploring the book.