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The two design skills that will matter in 2021

2020 is now behind us. Good! It’s been a bad year on many levels, but it was also transformative.

Learnings from designing for multi-language user interfaces

Designing for multiple languages has had an impact on the way I approach design decisions, regardless of the product being in one or more languages.

Flash’s Web Tech Legacy

Flash laid the conceptual groundwork for much of what we now do with native web technologies.

5 designer personas every design team has to have

How Jason recruited his team — The Argonauts.

Why the iPhone Timer App displays a Fake Time

While building a timer app I came across a peculiarity with displaying time.

The Art of Building Real-life Components

A walkthrough on building a component with HTML & CSS in details.

Big Review of Major UI Design Trends for Web and Mobile in 2020

Let’s take a look back at what was popular in UI/UX design for websites and mobile applications in 2020.

Remembering the designers, architects, and creative thinkers who died

It’s been a devastating year. These are just a few of the brilliant minds we lost.

Automatic Social Share Images

Generating social share images with a serverless function and headless browser

2020 In Review

It’s been a difficult year for many, and I’m no exception, though I’ve come out of it stronger than ever and ready for what comes next.

Reasons You Aren’t Updating Your Personal Site

Tips and strategies to painlessly manage a personal website.

How to Favicon in 2021: Six files that fit most needs

Prefer SVG over PNG, trust browsers to downscale, drop obscure formats—the ultimate, exhaustive guide to favicons for modern web.

Why this forgotten punctuation mark should be revived for 2021

Why a piece of punctuation proposed in the 1960s was adored, ignored, and should be brought back.

Ask Spotify Design 02

In the second Ask Spotify Design our team offers a perspective on your design dilemmas.

Mighty Morphin’ Power Morphism

2020 was a disaster of a year. Now, closer to the year’s end I wanted to share some positive vibes with you.

The rise of dark mode in UI design

Dark mode is fast becoming a must-have feature for apps and digital products, but what are the UI design implications behind this trend?

The best design tool of 2020 is not what you expect

When I first experienced design software I was astounded. A new world of opportunities had just opened in front of my eyes. I couldn’t believe what…

I disguised as an Instagram UX influencer for 4 months

This is what I learned about our community.

10 new rules of design

The design industry has been caught up in Eurocentric ideas for too long.

The biggest lesson from 2020

2020 has been tough for everyone, but as an eternal optimist I always look at the silver lining.