Design Hacks – Easy Color Theory

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Every so often I come across a set of resources that are incredibly helpful. This week I’m on kid duty again, so I figured I’d share one of my favorite resources of the year. DesignerUp shares easily accessible methods for using color well. It also has some very cool practical applications for design system theming. […]

That Design’s Not Done

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Another short one this week, as my UXPA talk is getting closer, and I’m on kid-duty as I write this. Figured I’d try something a little different this time, talking about a design that’s not done. Your design looks fine, the design looks great, and you may think it’s time to celebrate, but hold those […]

Startup Versus Enterprise Design

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One of the things I’ve been thinking about this week as I’m preparing for my upcoming UXPA Boston 2021 talk is this… What makes a successful Enterprise Designer? Is it different from a Startup designer? Having done both, I figured I’d share my experience about the differences. Startup Design I started my career in a […]

Gotchas of Accessibility

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Recently, there was a Twitter thread going around asking what accessibility fact you’ve learned recently. I responded with a few, but thought I’d take it a bit further here. I’ve been practicing accessible design for almost ten years now, and there are a lot of gotchas of accessibility I’ve picked up. Design crime – Designing […]