Stylish! Retro! Sciency!
The transcript of a talk that is fantastic in every sense.
Fans are organised, motivated, creative, technical, and frankly flat-out awe-inspiring.
A useful design strategy exercise from Marty Neumeier.
A terrific piece by Rob that is simultaneously a case study of Pro Publica work and a concrete reminder of the power of separating structure and presentation (something that I worry developers don’t appreciate enough).
Don’t get stuck on what different types of information are “supposed” to look like. They can take whatever shape you need them to.
I love John’s long-zoom look at web development. Step back far enough and you can start to see the cycles repeating.
Underneath all of these patterns and practices and frameworks and libraries are core technologies. And underlying principles.
These are foundations – technological, and of practice – that we ignore, overlook, or flaunt at our peril.
Jon’s worried that thinking about components first might damage the big picture.
One doesn’t create a design system starting with a loose collection of parts before creating the whole.
Won’t somebody think of the parents!?
Without creative direction, a design system becomes a group of disconnected elements existing alongside one another.
I know it’s just a landing page for YouTube channel of movie reviews but I really like the art direction and responsiveness of this.
Tantek’s great talk on the Indie Web from Web Directions Code in Melbourne earlier this year.
A fascinating look at how Flipboard combines art direction and algorithms to generate layouts.
A collection of directional signage & wayfinding artifacts, well-executed or otherwise.
Mark Pesce's closing keynote from Web Directions South 2008. Great stuff, as always.
I'm going to Japan in November to talk about Ajax. I am very excited about this.
Contribute to Cameron's experiment. Just choose: left or right?
Registration is now open for Web Directions North in Vancouver in February. Come for the geeky presentations, stay for the skiing.
I'm going to Vancouver in February. w00t! This conference looks like it's going to kick arse.