The recent closure of famed design studio Teehan+Lax sent a bit of a shockwave through the industry – is this a sign of things to come? Is it inevitable that the best design talent moves in-house – or can third-party studios still remain successful at the top? Can the best product design only come from within?
Design feedback revolves around subjective opinion – and the expression of an opinion can be the difference between a thriving relationship and one destined for stormy seas. Delivering – and surviving – strong criticism can make or break even the most talented designers.
From: A List Apart
Front-end devs the world over are still giddy over our latest toy, the CSS preprocessor SASS. Development of the specification is moving at a terrific pace: but should we slow down and consider the implications? This article from ALA explores the downsides to our new Syntactically Awesome obsession.
This post neatly demonstrates something you may only be subconsciously aware of; the fundamental usability issue with content feeds. It’s something that particularly affects sites like Twitter – and once you notice it, cannot be unseen. And it does it with GIFs – the internet’s favourite instructive medium!