The five best design links, every weekday


Why Are Hyperlinks Blue

While musing over my recently published article, Why are hyperlinks blue, I was left feeling a bit blue.

Why are hyperlinks blue?

The internet has ingrained itself into every aspect of our lives, but there’s one aspect of the digital world that I bet you take for granted.

How to Write Microcopy That Improves the User Experience

The small bits of copy you see sprinkled throughout apps and websites are called microcopy.

Firefox: The Evolution Of A Brand

Consider the fox. It's known for being quick, clever, and untamed - attributes easily applied to its mythical cousin, the "Firefox" of browser fame.

Evolving the Firefox Brand

Say "Firefox" and most people think of a web browser on their laptop or phone, period. TL;DR, there's more to the story now.

The Lightweight Browser: Firefox Focus Does Less, Which Is So Much More

Firefox had a baby and named it Focus! Firefox Focus is the new private browser for iOS and Android.

Zilla Slab: A common language through a shared font

How do the rules change when you design in the open?

Progress in the making

Since posting the seven initial design directions for the Mozilla brand identity three weeks ago, we've continued to shape the work. Guided by where Mozilla is headed strategically, principles of good design, and the feedback we've received through this open process, today we release four design contenders.

Now for the fun part: Mozilla's seven new open design logo concepts

On our open design journey together, we've arrived at an inflection point. Today our effort-equal parts open crit, performance art piece, and sociology experiment-takes its logical next step, moving from words to visuals. A roomful of reviewers lean forward in their chairs, ready to weigh in on what we've done so far.

Firefox OS TV User Interface & Animation Design

How do people save, share, revisit un multiple devices (Firefox user research)

Mozilla UX research: Save For Later

Firefox Marketplace in the Future: Customized App Store Experience