Movement in nature doesn’t happen all at once. Imagine a flock of birds taking off, raindrops splashing on the ground, or trees bending in the wind. The magic of these moments comes from many small…
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I recently worked on a project where the topic of variable fonts came up when discussing typeface legibility. I had heard the term before, but I wasn’t quite sure what a variable font was. Curious, I did…
A loosely organized and inexhaustive list of feedback and suggestions I frequently give designers.
I accidentally became Cloud Four's resident expert on dynamic circular containing elements. Here are my tips and tricks.
Strategies for when the goals of your project, team or users diverge from those of an established design system.
A technique for overcoming touch target size and content clipping issues with pill-shaped and circular buttons.
From 2008 through 2010 I taught Internet Typography and Web Standards courses part-time at a local art school. One of my goals was to balance students’ understanding of the web’s constraints with its potential. Too…
Incorporating contrast checks into our process has fundamentally changed the way we approach color in our design systems.
If tomorrow someone wanted to try out a radical new idea within your design system, where would that happen?
Rethinking the way we prioritize interaction states to design more useful, versatile and delightful button patterns.