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Date: 2017/09/05

The State of the Web

The Internet is growing exponentially, and so is the Web platform we create.

From Modular Scales to Variable Fonts

Scott Kellum, developer and designer, talks about using modular scales when setting type and why he is excited about variable fonts for the web.

The average web page is 3MB. How much should we care?

Is there any reason to care about page size as a performance metric? And if it’s not a meaningful metric, then what should we care about?

UI Sounds: From Zero To Hero

A sound can significantly improve the users’ experience and be useful where GIU can not. All that it takes – to put good sounds in the right places.

Flat UI Elements Attract Less Attention and Cause Uncertainty

The popularity of flat design in digital interfaces has coincided with a scarcity of signifiers.