DesignTools

Malvid

Interactive UI to develop, preview and document web components.

DesignTools

Fonty

Test Google web fonts live on your web site.

DesignOpinions

“I always chuckle when UX designers talk about ‘journeys.’ People are paying their phone bill, not trying to get to fucking Mordor. Take it down a notch.”

DesignOpinions

“We need to stop chasing ‘pixel-perfection’. Instead, embrace the dynamic, fluid nature of the target medium.”

DesignOpinions

“Lorem ipsum is for amateurs.”

DesignOpinions

“Design solves a problem. If you don’t know what that problem is, or who is having it, you aren’t designing. You are chasing your own fantasies.”

DesignOpinions

“Everyone writing code in your organization is a designer, insofar as they’re constantly making decisions that directly impact the user, in ways that were never explicitly defined by a ‘designer’.”

DesignOpinions

“What design leaders say they want: ‘A seat at the table.’ What they get: A lot more meetings.”

DesignOpinions

“There are two types of organizations: 1) Those that are investing in design and value it, 2) Those that will wish they invested more in design and valued it.”

DesignOpinions

“When prototyping, always try wackier/quirkier stuff first. The deeper you get into a project, the more conservative it tends to get.”

DesignOpinions

“Unpopular opinion: Multiple apps using the same UI patterns isn’t boring, it’s helpful.”

DesignOpinions

“Good designers want to fully understand the problem before they start solving it. Great designers realize you can’t know everything and are comfortable with high levels of ambiguity.”

DesignOpinions

“The best Product Managers are humble and vulnerable. When they don’t know they say ‘I don’t know’. They never bullshit people pretending they know. Not even a little bit.”

DesignOpinions

“Back at work today after 2 weeks off. Do I need to replace all my design tools?”

DesignOpinions

“You don’t need consistent software design.You need coherent software design.”

DesignOpinions

“Note to my younger web design self: Stop trying to be cute and just underline the damn hyperlinks you jackass.”

DesignOpinions

“A little surprised how culty design sprints are for some people. They’re a handy process or a handy set of tools to use… not a way of life and not the only tool in the toolkit.”