When I envision the future of the smart home I see a gradual transition away from cold, hard, and clunky hardware towards a more playful, soft, and delightful aesthetic. A great example is a recent Google experiment called Little Signals: Little Signals explores new patterns for…
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An eBay purchase leads to a wonderful email exchange
A couple weeks ago the blogosphere celebrated Mac OS X’s (now macOS) 20th anniversary. It’s comical to reflect on the early days of Mac OS X. I…
Designers beginning their careers or looking for their next gig often express similar frustrations when working on portfolio case studies: “Where do I…
As discussed last week in my post about portfolio presentations, designers inevitably have to share their work when applying for a job. What I witness…
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After speaking with many designers through Out of Office Hours and, as a new design leader, interviewing many candidates for a position on my team, I…
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Normally I ignore Apple rumors, but it’s rare to read about one that indicates a reversal in design. MG Siegler writes about Apple laptop speculation…
Throughout my career in user interface design I have sought to create balance and harmony through a combination of whitespace, typography, color, and…
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