These are the things I've written that are tagged "web design"

Jeffrey Zeldman on his Web Design Manifesto 2012

22 May 2012

A follow-up interview with .net Magazine: If we don’t focus on the content the reader came for – if we continue to bombard and bamboozle our users with cluttered interfaces that satisfy stakeholder committees but frustrate the people who actually want to use our sites – our users will retaliate by removing our designs altogether. […]

Jeffrey Zeldman’s Web Design Manifesto 2012

18 May 2012

In a post full of quote worthy paragraphs, he makes the case for bigger type, layouts that don’t train users to ignore ads, and what it used to mean to have a “personal site.” I like it. It’s very Zeldman, but more than that, it’s interesting.

A Safari Template For Use In Mockups

22 April 2011

Since I find myself sometimes needing one, I decided to create a fresh, clean, screenshot of a Safari window at 1024×768, with an optional layer showing a 960-wide box, centered. I’ve removed any extras or plugins from the window. Update: Extranaut Alistair Morton upgraded my version by making all of the text editable in Photoshop. […]

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