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


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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?…

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Why designers and frond-end developers should talk more often

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Learnings from 3 years of working on major shop relaunches Try walking in my shoes Imagine you are a designer Here is a typical situation designers come across: They have carefully designed and crafted layouts, polished buttons, took care of shadows and many o…

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Open the floodgates: Protonet's comments

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In my recent post on my new data vault, the Protonet Maya, I offered you an insight into my shifting data storage from dropbox to my Protonet server. The server's operating system Soul OS offers a great web interface to get things done. But it comes with a fla…

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RWD-Pad: The fastest way to sketch web and app interfaces

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As a designer and a content developer or concept developer you can choose between a multitude of tools these days to get your ideas visualised, from Balsamiq to Omnigraffle, from Sketch to plain paper and pen. I felt that something was missing in the range of…

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'In Progress' a book by Jessica Hische

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For a few years now I have followed the work and art of Jessica Hische because I love the way she presents her work and let’s people in on how she achieved what and why. If I had to choose only very few books to take onto the deserted island (I could never set…