The Genius of Bootstrap (OK, and Foundation)

This week we spent a lot of time sifting through the available options for the client side Web component model. We were doing it in the context of figuring out what to use for the next generation of Bluemix, so we were really trying to think hard and strategic. It is a strange time to […]

Design for the T-Rex Vision

Note: In case you missed it, there is currently a chance to get a free eBook of RESS Essentials from Packt Publishing. All you need to do is check the book out at Packt Publishing web site, drop a line about the book back at the comments section of my article with your email address […]

RESS to the Rescue

It seems that every couple of years we feel a collective urge to give a technique a catchy acronym in order to speed up conversation about UI design. Last couple of years, we grew accustomed to throwing around the term Responsive Design casually, probably because it rolls off the tongue easier then “we need to […]

Progressive Disclosure and Progressive Reduction

‘Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler’ is the user-friendly paraphrase of a quote from a lecture Albert Einstein delivered at Oxford in 1933. It is a wonderful irony that Einstein was proven wrong (by the composer Roger Sessions) in that he didn’t make the quote itself ‘as simple as possible’, necessitating subsequent […]