Jan Persiel's Blog
Jan Persiel's Blog

Thoughts, stories and ideas.

user

Jan Persiel's Blog

Thoughts, stories and ideas.


Featured

career hiring applications

Job applications: What a recruiter wants to read and know (and what not).

Posted on .

Applying for a job is always an exciting thing. Usually one does this because it sounds like a fun thing to work at that company. Nice prospects, great salary, wonderful projects etc. Of course you want to be there and make a living at exactly that place! Try…

Featured

icons design UX

Design trends and their caveats (part 6) - Icons without cause

Posted on .

Where ever you look, icons. Bold icons, tiny icons, icons on your home screen, icons on t-shirts, icons, icons, icons. People love icons, and so do designers. But how can we use them more appropriate? Millions of icons Today there are many icons and icon sets…

Featured

UX Flaws mistakes

Design trends and their caveats (part 5) - Adopting UX flaws

Posted on .

After our trip through boring responsive land in the last part it is time to take a look at some things which are commonly misplaced, misused or simply applied in the wrong fashion. Let me point out a few things to give you an idea what I mean: Forms Form foll…

Featured

design UX duplicate content responsive webdesign creativity

Design trends and their caveats (part 4) - Boring responsive design

Posted on .

In the last post I talked about frameworks and how they speed things up, and how they make designs and layouts generic at times. To be honest there are times when we are not as creative as we would love to be. In cases like that it might make sense to take a b…

Featured

design frameworks consistency

Design trends and their caveats (part 3) - Framework vs. Design

Posted on .

Today I have to look at something both great and unpleasant at the same time: frameworks. There are a million frameworks out there and I am totally over-simplifying with my little article but hopefully you will get the idea. Frameworks are good Frameworks in s…