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Date: 2016/08/01

Why We're All Building Design Systems

Design systems have been making a lot of noise lately. Airbnb, Salesforce and GE are just a few of the notable companies that have built and discussed design systems publicly. Where I work today we've begun to recognize our own need for a unified design language and have begun working on our own system as well.

Rindle: Aggregate and organize your work from the apps you already useSponsored

Rindle empowers you to stream information from the tools you already use, automatically generate tasks, and move them through your workflow.

Lessons from building mobile-friendly, accessible data tables

This is the fifth post in a series on accessibility from Shopify's UX team. We're publishing posts every two weeks. You can check out the introduction here . Last December I joined the Reports team at Shopify to build a mobile-friendly solution for data tables.

Datum Ipsum: Designing real-time visualizations with realistic placeholder data

In my career as a designer, both at Planetary and in my freelance work, I've constantly struggled with designing real-time data visualizations. You know the kind: dashboards, analytics, reporting tools - anything that displays data on an ongoing basis.

Design how you design

Whether you are a designer, engineer, or product manager, you have to work with others to iterate and execute. But if you have ever opened someone else's work, you know how hard it is to find the right file, page, group, artboard, or layer.

A Digital Product Process

We started working on Missive in 2014. Back then, I was still using Photoshop (soon to be replaced by Sketch 3) and was mostly a web designer at the time, so designing an email app seemed like a cool new challenge. Well, challenging it was. Lesson #1: You can't win it alone anymore.

CSS Writing Mode

Recently, while editing some CSS in Opera inspector, I noticed a CSS property called writing-mode, this was the first time that I know of it. After some research, I learned that its purpose is for vertical language scripts, like Chinese or Japanese.

Stop designing interfaces, Start designing experiences

Stop designing interfaces, Start designing experiences This article is part of a series on our new Interface Guidelines. Messy process, messy results 8 months ago, after spending some time in agencies, I decided to take on a new challenge and I proudly joined the design team of BlaBlaCar.