Articles by Tyler Sticka Page 5

Icon Fonts: Mind the Baseline

Earlier this week, I made my first custom icon font using IcoMoon (implemented with Filament Group’s “bulletproof” technique). I set my grid sizes and exported, but all the icons felt a little higher than I wanted them… More

The Pitfalls of UI Kits and Pattern Libraries

When I wrote Common Patterns in Styleguides, Boilerplates and Pattern Libraries back in May, I honestly didn’t know if anyone would find something as pedestrian as a spreadsheet that interesting. It was great to discover I’d at least partially… More

Hide/Show Passwords: The Missing Plugin

It’s easy to take the “masking” of passwords (replacing characters with ••••) for granted. As Luke Wroblewski documented last November, this practice increases login failures while providing little-to-no security benefit. Here’s the alternative Luke and his team built into… More


Let’s discuss your project! Email Us