When reviewing or critiquing design work, it’s so, so, tempting to see something different…a different word, a different phrasing, a different pattern…and want to “fix” that difference. But making things consistent just for consistency’s sake sometimes leads us to the wrong choice.
Work faster and lose your place less with a big, super-powered clipboard.
If I could nominate one book to be our UX Writing Bible, it would be the Yahoo! Style Guide.
Job one is doing the job.
Some thoughts on producing high-quality design articles that actually get shared.
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a perfectly simple, data-driven answer to that question? “Based on an analysis of…
If you don’t articulate and assign the writing role, then either everyone is the writer, or no one is the writer. Neither situation is fun.
The project managers turns to you and asks: “How long is it going to take to write this?” Hoo boy. It’s time to proceed very, very carefully.
My book advises designers to be intentional about the tools they choose and use to do the writing on…
“So often the long paragraphs I write in life are responses to Facebook posts, or reply letters to someone,…