blokdots is a simple to use software to build interactive hardware prototypes without a line of code.
Create living prototypes with code components. Design with the same components your engineers are using for production.
When fonts fallfigma.com/blog/when-fonts-fall/
A deep-dive into font fallback
People expect technology to suck – kbpskilobitspersecond.com/2020/09/22/people-expect-technology-to-suck/
A few jobs ago, I was helping someone with a small tech issue, standing over their shoulder at their computer. The screen was unbelievably dark; I’m not exaggerating when I say it looked to be near 0% brightness. For all I knew, this person had some vision sensitivity or just a basic personal preference that […]
Design Thinking is a Rebrand for White Supremacy | by Darin Buzon | Mediummedium.com/@dabuzon/design-thinking-is-a-rebrand-for-white-supremacy-b3d31aa55831
Essay on the relationships between Design Thinking, Modernism, and white supremacy.
Disrespectful Design—Users aren’t stupid or lazy – Somehow Managesomehowmanage.com/2020/09/13/disrespectful-design-users-arent-stupid-or-lazy/
It's a common narrative in tech to design products with the assumption that users are stupid and lazy. I think that is both disrespectful and wrong. The idea is rooted in a lot of research around product usability, but it has been bastardized. Thing of it as a perversion of the Don't Make Me Think…
How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations | Chartableblog.datawrapper.de/beautifulcolors/
Choosing good colors for your charts is hard. This article tries to make it easier.