Posts Tagged ‘notes’

  1. 05 Apr, 2016

    Clarity Conf: Designing for Earthlings and Astronauts

    At Clarity Conference in San Francisco, Richard Danne discussed his long experience creating style guides for massive organizations. Here are my notes from his talk: Richard didn’t invent the style guide, but worked on the NASA style guide, which was one of the […]

  2. 05 Apr, 2016

    Clarity Conf: Living Systems: Brand in the context of peoples lives.

    At Clarity Conference in San Francisco, Jeremy Perez-Cruz talked about the human elements that go into great brand systems. Here are my notes: Jeremy founded Etsy’s global brand design studio, and he believes the future of branding is in-house. After that, he went […]

  3. 02 Apr, 2016

    Clarity Conf: Baking Accessibility In

    At Clarity Conference in San Francisco, Cordelia McGee-Tubb talked about building accessibility into design systems. Here are my notes: Cordelia is an accessibility specialist at Dropbox and used to work at Salesforce. Accessibility is creating experiences that anyone can use regardless […]

  4. 02 Apr, 2016

    Clarity Conf: Communicating Animation

    At Clarity Conference in San Francisco, Rachel Nabors talked about UI animation and how to document animation within a design system. Here are my notes: Rachel has worked on Dev Tools Challenger, Alice in Videoland, and helped with the motion portion of Salesforce’s […]

  5. 02 Apr, 2016

    Clarity Conf: Being Human, Being Slack

    At Clarity Conference in San Francisco, Anna Pickard discussed everything that goes into creating a cohesive voice and tone at Slack. Here are my notes: Anna works at Slack, and is tasked with making a style guide to deal with the company’s fast […]

  6. 02 Apr, 2016

    Clarity Conf: Crawl, Walk, Run – the Evolution of a Design System

    At Clarity Conference in San Francisco, Stephanie Rewis & Brandon Ferrua discussed the creation of the CSS framework that’s part of Salesforce’s Lightning Design System. Here are my notes: Salesforce has 20,000 employees and has made lots of acquisitions. There are internal developers […]

  7. 02 Apr, 2016

    Clarity Conf: Code Patterns for Pattern-Making

    At Clarity Conference in San Francisco, Miriam Suzanne talked about establishing patterns to make your codebase easy to document and maintain. Here are my notes from her talk: Miriam works at Oddbird and is the creator of Susy amongst many other web tools. Patterns lead to […]

  8. 01 Apr, 2016

    Clarity Conf: Deconstructing Web Systems; or, A Pattern Language for Web Development

    At Clarity Conference in San Francisco, Claudina Sarahe discussed the many types of patterns that make up frontend web systems. Here are my notes: Claudina works on Casper on their design system. Patterns are a collective memory of things which work in our […]

  9. 01 Apr, 2016

    Clarity Conference: Beyond the Toolkit: Spreading a System Across People & Products

    At Clarity Conference in San Francisco, Nathan Curtis talked about making design systems and how to make sure they take root at your organization. Here are my notes: Google hit a home run with Material Design, but is it all really […]

  10. 31 Mar, 2016

    Clarity Conf: Building empowering style guides with practical research

    At Clarity Conference, a conference all about design systems and style guides (!) in San Francisco, Isaak Hayes & Donna Chan describe their process for creating a style guide at AppDirect. Here are my notes: Style guides should be usable for […]

  11. 22 Oct, 2013

    Atomic Design

    Luke Wroblewski wrote up some notes about my atomic design talk at Breaking Development Conference.

  12. 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 […]

  13. 27 Aug, 2013

    An Event Apart: Atomic Design

    I had the pleasure of meeting Arina Thorén in Stockholm Sweden just a week ago, so it’s fantastic she was able to make it over to Chicago for An Event Apart. Here’s her notes from my talk on atomic design.

  14. 27 Aug, 2013

    An Event Apart: Atomic Design

    Here’s Luke Wroblewski’s notes on my talk at An Event Apart in Chicago.