Posts Tagged ‘dan mall’

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  1. 08 Nov, 2018

    Designer+developer workflow: more head-down work

    As part of Dan and my designer+developer collaboration series, I recorded another video building upon the work we’ve done so far. If you’re not caught up, feel free to watch the other videos: Video 1: Designer+Developer pair session Video 2: […]

  2. 06 Nov, 2018

    Design Systems: Mastering Design at Scale

    Dan Mall, Josh Clark, and myself partnered with the fine folks at InVision to create a video series called Design Systems: Mastering Design at Scale. In the series, we share lessons learned from our experience helping organizations create and maintain […]

  3. 24 Aug, 2018

    Designer+Developer Workflow: Head-Down Work

    Following up on the video Dan and I recorded that shows how we collaborate as designer and developer, I recorded a video of me doing a bit of head-down development work. Dan and I mention in our first video that […]

  4. 10 Aug, 2018

    Designer + Developer Workflow

    I’ve had the extreme privilege of collaborating on a bunch of projects with my friend Dan Mall (@danmall) over the last five and a half years. Dan is a designer. I’m a developer. And together, we’ve been refining our process to […]

  5. 25 Jun, 2018

    Distinct Design Systems

    Here’s Dan with some smart words about the importance of baking the organization’s specific points of view, principles, and ingredients into their design system. In our work together, we’ve often used “better than Bootstrap” as a rallying cry. Dan explains: […]

  6. 01 Mar, 2018

    New, new, new TechCrunch

    TechCrunch announced they’re redesigning their site, which marks an end of an era at a personal level. Five years ago, myself, Josh Clark, Dan Mall, Jennifer Brook, Kristina Franz, and Jonathan Stark redesigned TechCrunch to be modern and responsive (which […]

  7. 08 Jan, 2018

    Brad Frost Web Turns 5 Years Old

    On January 1st, 2013, I started my own company. Over the last 5 years I’ve had the opportunity to do a lot of great work with a lot of great people, travel all over the place to talk about the […]

  8. 22 Oct, 2017

    About Face: How About.com Changed its Design Process and became Dotdash

    Adam McClean and Dan Mall had a fantastic chat with Jared Spool about the work we did to help transform About.com into the new Dotdash. We took their monolithic brand and exploded it into a suite of topic-specific brands, with […]

  9. 16 May, 2017

    The Workshop and the Storefront

    My wife is a jewelry designer. She has a workshop where she spends much of her time hammering, soldering, tinkering, shaping, sawing, buffing, polishing, experimenting, and iterating in order to produce gorgeous designs from a slew of shiny metal materials. Her […]

  10. 26 Apr, 2017

    Dan Mall on Freelancing

    Here’s a great video of my friend and frequent collaborator Dan Mall sharing a ton of knowledge about what it means to be a freelancer.

  11. 06 Apr, 2017

    Design Systems: Pilots & Scorecards

    My friend and frequent collaborator Dan Mall wrote up a fantastic post about a crucial part of creating design systems: pilot projects. PILOTS ARE ONE OF the best ways to put your design system through its paces, especially before the design […]

  12. 03 Apr, 2017

    The Most Exciting Design Systems Are Boring

    I’ve had the extreme privilege of working with Josh and Dan on many pattern-based websites and design systems. In addition to getting into the weeds with our clients to help design and build the design systems themselves, a big part of our work often […]

  13. 04 Jan, 2016

    Content and Display Patterns

    Dan Mall posted an absolutely epic article that encapsulates a lot of the pattern-based concepts the community has been advancing for the last few years. I highly recommend reading it in its entirety. Here are some key highlights I took away […]

  14. 30 Apr, 2015

    Unfinished Business episode 105: ‘Seventeen coats of bullshit’ with Dan Mall and Jeffrey Zeldman

    This is a fascinating discussion between Dan Mall, Jeffrey Zeldman, and Andy Clarke about the role of aesthetics in modern web design and development. This conversation is important as there’s still a bias that responsive design is responsible for bad […]

  15. 07 Oct, 2014

    Creative Cloud Libraries

    A library of reusable components in Photoshop? Yes please! Dan explains how crucial Creative Cloud’s new library panel is for establishing design systems and utilizing reusable components. I can see this saving a ton of time as it takes a […]

  16. 18 Nov, 2013

    Techcrunch

    Earlier this year I had the amazing opportunity to create a responsive site for TechCrunch. I got shot out of a cannon at the beginning of 2013. I had been contemplating going out on my own for a while, so […]

  17. 14 Oct, 2013

    Entertainment Weekly

    Earlier this year I had the tremendous opportunity to create a responsive mobile site for Entertainment Weekly. I was privileged to work with some ridiculously talented people on this project: Josh Clark was our fearless leader. He assembled the team, […]

  18. 12 Sep, 2013

    Smashing Conf Lonely Hearts Club Band

    So these past few days/weeks have been pretty bizarre. Probably one of the most bizarre things that happened was playing Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at a web conference with Nishant, Dan and Dan at Smashing Conference in Germany. […]

  19. 09 Sep, 2013

    Smashing Conf: Responsive Web Design is Easy/Hard

    Dan Mall just gave a phenomenal talk about responsive web design process. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Dan on a few projects this year and he really knows how to communicate this new design process to clients and […]