Category: Viewpoint

Invited contributors to Design.blog share their thinking for how technology, design, and inclusion can create meaningful new experiences and possibilities.

Samantha Zhang on Crafting Design Systems for Big Data

Tailoring design for one dataset is easy — designing a system that works for all datasets is much more difficult.

Samantha Hankins: ‘But Wait, Is Your Last Name Filipino?’

I’ve never met my dad and to this day I’ve never seen a photo of him or even discussed him with my mom. From what I’ve gathered, my mom and dad were married, and they […]

Hajj Flemings: What Is Human Brand Design?

The connection between the physical and digital worlds requires a human element.

Kjell Reigstad on Typography

At Automattic, designers share their thoughts on different aspects of design with the rest of the company. Recently, Kjell Reigstad shared his thoughts on typography with a quick, six-minute pechakucha.

Joen Asmussen on The Making of a Gridicon

Great iconography taps into a universal language we all understand. Like the dove of peace or the red cross on hospitals, the very best of icons communicate thousands of words in a single graphic form. […]

Mel Choyce: 3 Reasons Why Every Designer Should Create a WordPress Theme

It’s a wrap! After months of work and over 100 individual contributors, Twenty Seventeen, the new default theme for WordPress, shipped this month in the WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” release.