“A way I like to think about content on mobile: paperbacks don't arbitrarily strip out chapters just because the pages are small.”
Dispelling six myths that we have about mobile.
About Jennifer's path to touchscreen design.
Practical principles for designing mobile interfaces.
What iPad's retina display means for publishers and designers.
“A small screen is only that. It doesn't necessarily mean in a hurry, on the go, distracted or rushed (though it can).”
“Mobile mindsets are more useful for designers than trying to divine user intent. Try these 3 mobile mindsets: microtasking, local, bored.”
A reply to Jakob Nielsen's post on mobile usability.
“1st-gen tablet magazines, generated from InDesign files, have been an ok transitional effort to get on tablets. But not sustainable.”
Successful platforms begin with consistency.
“You can't be a futurist without also being a historian. Our industry has an unusual lack of knowledge about ideas of just a few years ago.”
Designing a responsive web site for phones and 7” tablets.
Touch has landed on the desktop.
“When it comes to the web, the more backward-compatible you are, the more forward-compatible you’re likely to be.”
“It’s not worth getting religious about design technique. It’s just technique. It changes. Principles and values are what count.”
“Good fortune is zero sum. Theirs doesn’t take away from yours. Friends: be happy for your friends. The grapes don’t have to be sour.”
“The smart things we wear on our bodies shouldn’t ever buzz, beep, or tantrum.”
“The new opportunity is about designing interactions between the devices.”
“We design for distraction, and we call it engagement.”
“‘Lock the header’ is the new ‘make the logo bigger.’”
Design opportunities for the web’s newly physical interfaces.
Why it’s better to show the buttons only to social traffic.
“Our answer machines have an over-confidence problem.”
The job is not to invent, but to curate.
Design principles for AI and data-driven products.
“Design artifacts are unimportant. What matters is the product itself.”