Design & UX

Reader's Corner No.19: Managing Assets, Scheduling Mistakes, Visualizing Garbage Collection Algorithms, Internet map in 1973, and Craft Beer Branding

March 20, 2017

We are excited about Spring in the office, but still managing to get work done somehow. This week we're sharing about managing your physical and digital assets, common scheduling mistakes, visualizing garbage collection algorithms, an Internet map from 1973, and a craft beer branding guide.


Reader's Corner No.18: iPhone VoiceOver, ACCURATE Information, Instacart’s Staging Environment, File Naming Tips, and Adobe Illustrator Turns 30

March 13, 2017

We have a wide variety of topics this week to share, including: the iPhone VoiceOver feature, the importance of ACCURATE information, Instacart’s physical staging environment, file naming tips, and celebrating Adobe Illustrator turning 30.


Reader's Corner No.13: Faster-Than-Light Communication, Better Layouts and Images, Against Multitasking, Facebook Privacy, and Surviving Social Media

February 6, 2017

We work hard to be in the know, and because of that we read a lot. Here’s a list of some topics we’re reviewing this week: faster-than-light communication, better layouts and images, against multitasking, Facebook privacy, and surviving social media.


How to improve your website’s usability

September 21, 2016

Many clients contemplating a website redesign ask us how we would create a user friendly website for them. The most obvious questions we ask in return are “who are your users” and “what do they want to do?” This leads us to the often underutilized field of website usability.


The Intersection of Usability, Accessibility, and SEO (Part III)

March 3, 2011

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to guest lecture before the Web Design students at Wake Technical Community College on the similarities between Usability, Accessibility, and SEO, a topic I first addressed here in 2009. Since my initial blog post, I assembled a talk, which I presented at BarCampRDU, and at Internet Summit 2010 in Raleigh last November.


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