Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
Monday, December 2nd, 2019
The design history of the New York subway map.
Friday, November 29th, 2019
Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
Monday, November 25th, 2019
Sunday, November 24th, 2019
Friday, November 22nd, 2019
This is an interesting comparison: design systems as APIs. It makes sense. A design system—like an API—is a contract. Also, an API without documentation is of little use …much like a design system without documentation.
Thursday, November 21st, 2019
Aaron outlines some sensible strategies for serving up images, including using the Cache API from your service worker script.
Frank is redesigning in the open. Watch this space:
By writing about it, it may help both of us. I can further develop my methods by navigating the friction of explaining them. I’ve been looking for a way to clarify and share my thoughts about typography and layout on screens, and this seems like a good chance to do so. And you? Well, perhaps the site can offer a clearly explained way of working that’s worth considering. That seems to be a rare thing on the web these days.
Sunday, November 17th, 2019
A good overview of the unfair playing field of web browsers, dominated by the monopolistic practices by Google and Apple.
Mozilla is no longer fighting for market share of its browser: it is fighting for the future of the web.
Saturday, November 16th, 2019
Thursday, November 14th, 2019
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
The Web is smothering in useless images. These clichéd, stock images communicate absolutely nothing of value, interest or use. They are one of the worst forms of digital pollution because they take up space on the page, forcing more useful content out of sight. They also slow down the site’s ability to download quickly.
Sunday, November 10th, 2019