Monthly Archives: April 2009

A Few Designer Interviews, that I didn’t do…

29-Apr-09

Design is about people, connecting with them, communicating with them solving problems for people, that is why I love to read interviews of designers. A design is the result of a series of events and stories, research and experience there is so much that leads up to that one final piece. I love reading interviews [...]

Advice For Web Designers

23-Apr-09

Think more, design less. Many desperate acts of design (including gradients, drop shadows, and the gratuitous use of transparency) are perpetrated in the absence of a strong concept. A good idea provides a framework for design decisions, guiding the work. -Ellen Lupton, Thinking with Type

Five Fresh RSS Feeds for Spring

15-Apr-09

When recently making a comment on twitter regarding my RSS reader I had several people ask me to recommend some “good blogs”. The thing is, I go through phases, I have way too many tabs full to the brim in my netvibes and I have this compulsive morning ritual of going through and artfully clicking [...]

8 Random Questions for Stefan Bucher

08-Apr-09

Like many others, I only really knew Stefan Bucher as “the guy behind The Daily Monster” before he came and spoke at an ADCMW event a few months ago. While the monsters areĀ  fun and impressive, there is a LOT more to Mr Bucher than that. He is a Designer, relatively young in age considering [...]

Why You Should Step Up

02-Apr-09

I participate in several organizations and attend many industry events that work to foster creativity and innovation within the design and web communities and time after time people will feel like its OK to complain about the performance of these organizations. I firmly believe that constructive criticism helps to improve anything, whether it be a [...]