Jakob Nielsen and his Nielsen Norman Group seems to has a love/hate relationship with the web design community. While his usability work is definitely pioneering, he seems to be an old curmudgeon that ignores how graphic/web design is an important part of User Experience. For him its definitely function over form. One recent article put […]
nbcnews.com has a new look! It debuted about a month ago, right in time for the Winter Olympics coverage in Sochi. (oddly enough the NBC Sports site did not get a makevoer) It’s responsive! You can use it on your smartphone and tablet! It has huge pictures and huge headlines! And its a big old […]
At my brief tenure as the web designer/front end developer at the Illinois College of Optometry, I was given the opportunity of doing a full redesign of their website. Next to my design of http://www.cafescribe.com, this was the biggest project I had ever worked on with a lot of moving parts. The two major objectives […]
Great Video about getting discouraged/struggling in your web design career.
I have to stop procrastinating and fighting the forces of life. Every employer out there is looking for it. I guess I’m afraid of it. But not knowing it is killing my career chances. But can I call myself a “front end developer” without knowing it. Just knowing HTML and CSS isn’t enough. I think […]
1. Parallax/One page Design Yeah its cool, but I find it overwhelming sometimes. I like controlled dosages of information 2. Flat DesignOk I’m not total anti flat design, quite a bit of I enjoy and since my Adobe Illustrator skills are not stellar thats all I can make, but I want it my new portfolio […]
A few months ago when I was unemployed and searching for a job, I wanted to write a post which I had titled “The Swiss Army Knife Designer” Though I was afraid potential employers would see it and I would get black listed. I was seeing ridiculous job postings wanting you to know a laundry […]
Wow it’s all about flat design today! Time for the Search engine/tech kings to redo their logos we saw a few weeks ago Yahoo changed their logo to beveled up Optima and Google goes the opposite direction by turning off the bevel. A very subtle change to go with their flat UI