Touchy Subjects

Personal Notes from An Event Apart, Boston, 2015 Kate Kiefer Lee, Writer & Editor, MailChimp @katekiefer Healthcare, money, private information, fundraising, religion, or politics are all sensitive or touchy topics. There two types of touchy messages. Urgent messages which can be time-sensitive Error messages Security alerts Warnings Rejection notices Apologies Less urgent messages Help docs […]

Atomic Design

Personal Notes from An Event Apart, Boston, 2015 Brad Frost, Web designer @brad_frost   The concept of the page has been with us for hundreds of years. That disintegrates she looking at our digital reality today. Approaching web design today we need to ask ourselves what pieces are we using. What components make up the […]

Designing for Crisis

Personal Notes from An Event Apart, Boston, 2015 Eric Meyer, Author, CSS: The Definitive Guide     Eric’s poignant personal story of a tragic illness in his family powerfully illustrates the need to design for people in crisis. “Don’t make me think,” is a mantra we can’t over emphasize enough. This is critical when people are in crisis […]