JanPersiel.com
JanPersiel.com

My blog. You are welcome to read my views about design, user experience, lettering, font design and typography.

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JanPersiel.com

My blog. You are welcome to read my views about design, user experience, lettering, font design and typography.


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culture open source sharing

Why 'open' does not mean 'exposed to attacks'

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During the last few years I have noticed something I would like to write about today: The fear of opening up your company and communication to the public. I am not talking about showing everyone on the planet your bookkeeping or the deepest company secrets, le…

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parallax design responsive webdesign

Designtrends and their caveats – part 1: From parallax to vertigo

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By popular demand I would love to share a few thoughts which keep moving me for quite some time now. Actually It is not by popular demand that I am writing but I am writing about popular design trends/decisions/patterns. Many of these are so extremely common a…

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processes documentation workflow

Do it once. Fine. Do it twice – document it!

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We have all been there: There is this job we are working on. Something needs to be done to get it off of our table. Like converting a few videos to be used on a website. So we quickly do it. Done. Great another thing ticked off. But after a few weeks we get a…

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When style guides are documentation done wrong

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If you would ask me which topic I would recommend to get an article written up for your blog which people might ignore right away I would probably think for a moment and recommend something like "anything about documentation" along with half a dozen other topi…

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design hero responsive webdesign RWD

From hero to zero - tales from above the fold

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It is no secret: Heroes are everywhere. In Marvel films, in comic books, in newspapers, and yes, on websites. The huge images with a bit of text on them. So are they serving website owners well in their function as super heroes? Who doesn’t like a good hero?…