Archive: March 24th, 2015
100 words 002
I want to know how it feels to write every day. But it’s not really just about writing. It’s about writing within constraints.
Design requires constraints. It’s a tired old cliché, but there’s something to it. Without constraints, is design even possible? Or is it then art? (not there’s anything wrong with art; I’m just trying to differentiate it from design: notice I didn’t say “just” art.)
The 140 characters of a tweet. The column inches of a newspaper story. The width of a button on an interface. These are all constraints.
It’s not just about writing. It’s about editing.
Heading off to Seattle for a week.
Seattleites, let me know of any fun events going on.
Hot on the heels of Github’s pattern library, here’s Heroku’s.
Aw, this is so sweet! Jason describes getting inspired by Responsive Day Out to create Responsive Field Day:
I’ve encouraged anyone who would listen to subscribe to the podcast. It is my favorite conference that I’ve never been to.
Inspired by Responsive Day Out, the gang at Cloud Four are organising a one-day event on responsive design in Portland on September 25th. It’s gonna be a good one.