"Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist." — Falsely attributed to Pablo Picasso
When I was starting out as a web designer, few experiences inspired me as much as Gorillaz’ official website in the early-to-mid aughts.
"Swoop-and-poop" refers to when you're nearing the end of a project or task, and at the last minute, an important decision-maker swoops in and lets you know that you're on the wrong track.
Responsive design sprints are a significantly better way to design and build for today's web than the traditional web design process. We provide the receipts. Unfortunately, not every organization can adopt this responsive design sprints. Why is that and what can be done about it?
Good news: Browsers are more capable today than ever before!
These days, the arguments for a baseline font size of 16 pixels are widely accepted. But there are plenty of reasons to go even larger!
In Cloud Four’s core values, we state our belief in “the web as a unifying platform to provide access to information for all people of all abilities.” This inspires us to follow best practices…
Of all the things that the W3C has published, my favorite is the priority of constituencies. That’s quite a statement given the W3C published the standards that form the foundation of the web and, by extension, my career. But the priority of constituencies has always deeply resonated with me. What happens if we apply it to design systems?
I recently attended a workshop about “cultivating brave and accountable spaces” to reduce elitism and exclusivity in the tech industry. I share my learnings and takeaways from this experience.
We whole-heartedly support the protests and demands for justice and reform. Black lives matter. We’re listening, learning, and taking action.