Posts Tagged ‘notes’

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  11. 22 Oct, 2013

    Atomic Design

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

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  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 […]

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  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.

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  14. 27 Aug, 2013

    An Event Apart: Atomic Design

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

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