Design is a solution to a problem. Art is a question to a problem. —John Maeda Have you ever called your designer “a creative,” or asked them to just “use their imagination” when discussing new designs? Maybe you even came to them with a solution to a problem you hadn’t defined yet and...Continue Reading Design vs. Art: What’s the Difference and Does It Matter?
If you’re a designer with some online experience, you have probably already created a landing page or two in your time. Obviously, without a proper strategy your lander won’t convert, but for the sake of this tutorial, we’re going to assume you already know that, and have the experience to handle...Continue Reading 5 Steps to Creating a Better Landing Page
Sketch3 has pretty much established itself as the greatest app for designing web interfaces since…ever. It offers tools that support a solid design workflow and has tailored itself to the needs of web and app creators since day one. But you and Photoshop have been together for a long time, and,...Continue Reading Integrating Sketch3 Into Your Photoshop Workflow
We recently discussed the differences between a Style Guide and Pattern Library, and the opportunity for leveraging both inside of a WordPress theme. Today, I’m excited to introduce you to wd_s Pattern Library 1.0 ? Here is a list of features (which I’ll also cover in further detail later in...Continue Reading Introducing the wd_s Pattern Library!
I’ve written about the QA process ’round these parts before, sure. A while back I penned a piece on how to streamline and focus your QA process to ensure that you didn’t miss any of those finer details which can sometimes fall between the cracks. This time? We’re taking a...Continue Reading Getting Small with Modular Design as QA