Category Archives: Opinions

Wireframes are dead—why I haven’t used wires in over a year.

Posted on Monday, May 1st, 2017

Wireframes are dead — why I haven’t used wires in over a year. What they are, why you shouldn’t use them and what to do instead.

50 Shades of #FAFAFA

Posted on Friday, November 4th, 2016

50 Shades of #FAFAFA – A moderately inappropriate look at silly things designers do and don’t do.

Four Challenges of Content-First Web Design

Posted on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

When we talk about a “content-first approach” in relation to a website redesign project, we don’t mean getting all of the final content delivered before we start any design or development. Can you imagine that? It would be the holy grail of website projects.

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What’s the design process at GDS?

Posted on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Government Digital Service’s take on the design/development process.

Making the Most of Style Tiles for Leaner Design

Posted on Friday, June 13th, 2014

This article might help you explain the pros and cons to your team when integrating Style Tiles into your workflow.

So You Think You’ve Built a Good Infinite Scroll

Posted on Monday, June 2nd, 2014

A checklist of what to test, expect, and review if you attempt your own version of an automatic infinite scroll.


Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014

WebDesignRepo – a compact list of helpful webdesign links.

The Web Ahead 62: Waterfall vs Agile with Kristin Ellington

Posted on Friday, March 14th, 2014

Is the web industry moving away from waterfall projects and towards an agile-ish approach? Funny Garbage COO Kristin Ellington joins Jen Simmons to discuss how she structures client projects these days, and why waterfall isn’t working anymore.

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Performance Tricks for (Mobile) Web Development

Posted on Friday, February 28th, 2014

In this article Matteo Spinelli of gives his tips and tricks for enhancing performance when developing for The Mobile Web.

Development Is Design

Posted on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Brad Frost sums up what I have been saying for years now. Thank you!

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