What’s the difference between a design system, style guide, or a pattern library? Find out in my latest Pega Community collab article.
Bento Break 12 busts into the big time! Accessibility tips, cool tools, and lots of great artwork on Deviant Art this week. Accessible Speaking Best practices from Deque Microsoft’s Immersive Reader Very nice tool Vocal remover Seems pretty nifty
If you’ve worked on design systems at all, more than likely you’ve heard of design tokens. If you haven’t heard of design tokens, they are the essence of what makes your system feel unique, often stored as variables in some sort of tech-agnostic format like JSON. Even this site uses a form of design tokens […]
Bento Break 11 is here at last! Industry standards, CSS system colors, nice branding, and some artwork from me! I am a bit rusty, and it needed to be simple for embroidery. Used Affinity Design for the first time, and instantly fell in love with it. Very impressed, highly recommended. Top 1000 Sites’ Fonts The […]
Like many designers, I really enjoy using my Mac and tweaking it with nice little time-saving apps. Because I also use a Windows machine for heavy design work, it’s important my environments have similar tooling. Here are a few apps I use that are indispensable and bridge that gap. Design tools Affinity Photo and Affinity […]
Boom! Bento Break 10 coming at you. CSS Tricks has had a ton of great content recently, so every article cited is from there. And as usual some great artwork from around the web. “Sticky” comes to tables Oh thank goodness. Finally. Blank is not _Blank These A targets are different Better disabled buttons Improved […]
In part 1 of Respecting Font Preferences, I discussed how in almost every major browser, users have the option to adjust the font family and sizes of their fonts to meet their unique needs. However, just because one font family is set to an equivalent of 16 pixels (the common default), does not mean another […]