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We’re designing for a browsers and operating systems that have a well-established visual language and pretty solid interaction design patterns. Also, the increasingly popular Flat Design aesthetic is making everything look the same. You don’t need to reinvent the wheel when designing a door handle; two or three types of handles may be enough to […]

Notes from: “How to become A Web Design Expert” article

Just read an article at smashingmagazine.com. The subject is:  “How to become A Web Design Expert” What I’ve learned from this article is: All the experts are not very well known Being an expert is more then about getting people to listen Being perceived as an expert can be helpful when working with clients, and […]

How to be a front-end engineer

“As far as the customer is concerned, the interface is the product.” – Jef Raskin For the last few days I’ve been researching on “front-end engineering”. As Mark Meeker says, it has other names like “front end development” or “UI engineering” or “web development” or “web production”. Whatever we call it, it is out there […]

The laws of simplicity

REDUCE The simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction. ORGANIZE Organization makes a system of many appear fewer. TIME Savings in time feel like simplicity. LEARN Knowledge makes everything simpler. DIFFERENCES Simplicity and complexity need each other. CONTEXT What lies in the periphery of simplicity is definitely not peripheral. EMOTION More emotions are […]