Posts Tagged ‘content’

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  1. 25 Apr, 2017

    Designing for Edge Cases

    This is fun. I’m a big fan of designing for dynamic content, which is why template and page stages of the atomic design methodology are two separate things. It’s critical to address best case scenarios, worst case scenarios, and everything in between. That’s […]

  2. 07 Jun, 2015

    Interface Writing: Code for Humans

    Great long read from Nicole Fenton about designing effective interface copy.

  3. 07 Jun, 2015

    Tiny Content Framework

    This is a tiny content strategy framework focused on goals, messages, and branding. This is not a checklist. Use what you need and scrap the rest. Rewrite it or add to it. These topics should help you get to the […]

  4. 13 Nov, 2014

    The Death of Lorem Ipsum & Pixel Perfect Content

    Dave Olsen (@dmolsen) nails it. In his talk at Confab EDU, Dave addresses the frustrations of our web design and development process, and how a pattern-driven workflow can help. Dave describes the many benefits of pattern-driven workflow: Patterns encourage communication […]

  5. 26 Jun, 2014

    Designing with Dynamic Content

    A lot of visual designers I’ve worked with have convinced themselves every user’s name is “Sara” without an “h”. For most of my career I’ve had to battle designers creating incredibly unrealistic best-case scenario mock-ups. You know what I’m talking […]

  6. 24 Sep, 2013

    Planning for Content Beyond the Web

    Here’s Dave Olsen with a fantastic read about thinking about and creating future friendly content. The problem is that, even when using responsive design, the content on our websites isn’t really able “to go everywhere.” Responsive web design only affects […]

  7. 10 Jul, 2013

    Interface Inventory

    Many are familiar with the concept of a content inventory. Content audits are usually performed in the early stages of a website redesign process to take stock of all a site’s content. It’s a tedious process involving spreadsheets and caffeine, […]