The first step is admitting you have a problem.
Last week I published the Coffee Notepad manifesto. While I stand behind every word of that post, I think it was a step in an ill-conceived strategy for me and for this site. Continue reading “In which I fail to apply UX principles”
WordPress really, really, really wants you to use Google Fonts. It actually wants you to use a small subset of Google Fonts, but without much hassle, you can set it up to where you can choose from their entire font library.
But what if you don’t want to use Google Fonts? Continue reading “Why you gotta push Google Fonts, WordPress?”
So it’s been a while since I’ve posted here! The good news: I have been doing some design work – I just haven’t had the time to post about it. Continue reading “Getting back into the swing of things”
When you ask people what design means, you’ll probably get a lot of answers about colors, fonts, and layouts. You might even hear about mockups or wireframes if you talk to anyone who’s actually done some design work.
This post isn’t about any of those things. Continue reading “The hidden design step that can make or break your interface”
While good design and UX shouldn’t rely too much on text, that doesn’t mean the text is irrelevant. Copywriting is a useful part of a UXer’s toolkit and can be useful in just about any endeavor. You may not like it, but the reality is that a well-presented bad idea often gets better traction than a poorly-presented great idea. Continue reading “A few words on copywriting”
So I’ve been following UX online for a while and gone to a few meetups in my area, and I’ve decided I want to take my skills to the next level. And I’m doing it with the help of Bloc. Continue reading “Next step in my UX journey”
If you follow web design or development, chances are you’ve heard the term “user experience” or “UX” thrown around at some point. But if you haven’t spend some time around UX literature or practitioners, you might not have a good idea of what UX is about. Also, I’ve heard some outright misconceptions about UX, so I thought I’d talk a little bit about that today. So if you want to learn more about what UX is and isn’t, read on! Continue reading “So what is this UX stuff all about, anyway?”