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MAYA (Most Advanced, Yet Acceptable)

“Most Advanced, Yet Acceptable” is a term originally coined by revolutionary industrial designer Raymond Loewy and can be a valuable mantra to take into accounting when crafting interfaces which are new or unique. “The adult public’s taste is not neces …

My monitor has crappy color correction…

I still remember when I picked up my monitor for my home office – it was 10 years ago, and I was a starving designer. It’s been 10 years, that monitor has a dead pixel, and color correction as horrible as ever – but I’m ok with that. We are the 1% I wo …

“Disagree and Commit”

From Jeff Bezos’ shareholder letter as covered by Recode: https://www.recode.net/2017/4/12/15274220/jeff-bezos-amazon-shareholders-letter-day-2-disagree-and-commit I really like the idea of Jeff Bezos’ disagree and commit culture. There are times where …

Ship design tweaks faster with Stylish

I very rarely consider designs as being “done”. Shipping a design is just the beginning of a journey of user testing, quality assurance, and product iteration. One of the steps in that cycle is working in the design-to-development loop to make revision …

Are your animations slowing down your user experiences?

Give this a try: Activate developer tools for Android (or Enable Developer Settings in Android if they’re not currently activated for you) Go to developer tools -> Animation Scale -> and select 0.5x You may be wondering to yourself, “Martin how c …