Evolution of a Pattern Library

This is a repost of my article in Issue 16 of the MailChimp UX Newsletter. Our team publishes a new issue every couple weeks so if you enjoy this, please subscribe! Screenshot from the original “MAiLCHiMP” from 2001. Life in the web industry always seems to clip by at a pace that… 

Stink Radius Infographic

My brother Jered is a nurse in the Air Force and currently stationed at Balad Air Base in Iraq. Today he posted on his Facebook wall that: “It’s 120F. The stink radius of the porta-potties is 150yards.There’s a porta-potty every 140yards = nowhere is safe.” I quickly replied with the… 

SXSW Design Workshop

The middle of March is always my favorite time of year. The days start to get longer, flowers start to bloom and web workers from all corners of the world flock to Austin, TX for South by Southwest Interactive. On March 12th, I’ll be making my 4th trek to Austin… 

Netbooks and Resolution

I got an interesting question this week via email: I just read the July issue of Laptop magazine and Mark Spoonauer (editor in chief) said that netbooks are here to stay. With this trend do you think the 1024×768 res will be reduced to 800×600 to capture this growing market?… 

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