A history of our metaphorical understanding of the web.
As I explored the art and transportation of Japan, I started to rethink my life.
After 25 years of working for, on and with the web, I am looking at the current state of it and I don’t like it.
Designers have been trying to shake the misconception that design is not art for a long time.
Out there in the multiverse is a reality where the web is a complete borefest.
Code and pixels materialize in my head and create an invisible bridge between the physical and digital, a bridge to a place where I have superpowers.
Earlier this week, I made a series of extensive jokes on Twitter about ketchup as a design tool.
Automation isn’t as much of a threat as we have been told.
“All you young people are brainwashed by design”, calmly provoked my neighbour.
Most industries have their own professional language — often described as “jargon” by the less generous amongst us.
Should humans be always-online?
An essay about the elementary particles of pictures, based on the work of graphics legend Alvy Ray Smith of Pixar and Lucasfilm.
Good Design is good enough. But Great Design is something else.
An outlet for creative and emotive expression. That’s what drawing once meant to me.
For some of us—isolates, happy in the dark—code is therapy, an escape and a path to hope in a troubled world.
How can digital creative tools become better co-creators with human beings?
A taxonomy of the work of a UX designer.
From hues to gradient types this four-part series goes deep on what color scales work with what data.
Whether it’s chrome lettering or outlined type, we’ve all heard someone say: “Ooh, that’s a bit trendy!”
Digital design increasingly exploits users.