Writing

Descriptive but not alternative [Design Criticism]
A call for aesthetically consistent and not just accessibly descriptive text for graphics and imagery in the digital realm.
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Designing in-medium is not as difficult as you fear [Design Criticism]
The tools are widely available and a vast number of people are already using them, albeit for a different reason. A quick plan for structuring workflows/processes in any UX/UI practice. If you can use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or Sketch, you can pick up and learn Webflow quite easily.
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Aesthetic and desire in user experience [Design Criticism]
The client, their aunt or cousin or grandmother, your neighbor's grandson who “always had an eye for these sort of things”, and even you, a designer, are not as single individuals reliable resources for aesthetic.
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Toppling Ancient Columns and Alignment [Design Criticism]
In static comps, most engineers will find a disabled layer riddled with pink columns. I'd like to make an argument against these pink columns of fascist, albeit often ignored intent and offer a way of looking at alignment at two levels: through containers and individual object alignment.
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Storytelling on the web [Design Criticism]
To infer is to solve a problem with our own internal resources. It's the closest we'll be getting to telepathy anytime soon. Inference allows us to understand a concept more so than if it were bottled, packaged, and delivered to us directly.
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Consider the thumb in responsive web design [Design Criticism]
A plea to designers to consider touch realty in touch environments.
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Gridwire: a work-in-progress novel [Fiction]
A black market digital engineer named Thayvon is commissioned to design an augmented reality scene for a mysterious and rich client based on a real individual (Raecyld) he seemingly serendipitously meets shortly thereafter. The money is too good, the hardware he is given – called blue brain – too powerful and mysterious to turn down.
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Dancing Alone [Fiction]
A scifi romance story sketch about a DJ.
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