Design Inspired Observations

5 Accessibility Tips Before Launching a Website

Lessons from an Accessibility Audit of

Directory Screenshot

Building Staff Directory

Stucturing and Designing Contact Information

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Center For Early College

Notes on a Brand Variation

Side by Side Choices

Reduce the Clutter

I ran three tests that found that removing content so that the form was higher up on the page increased conversions.

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Brand Building with Photography

Reflections on Believing is Seeing

Incentive Form

Give Incentives for Data Collection

Encourage users to provide an address with a follow up form

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Adding Fields Reduces Conversions

The Price of Data Collection

Form excerpt

Requiring Address Reduces Conversions

The Price of Data Collection

Content Governance

Learn how to create a website content governance policy. Consider how to leverage the expertise of the stakeholders towards the strategic aims of the website. Create content categories, user types, and workflows.

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Designing for CMS

Include Content Management in Your Agile Framework

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Designing for Content

Create a Website that Addresses and Leverages Real Content Needs

Feedly RSS Snapshot


Setting up the Remarks Feed

Responsive Emails in Imodules

Applying a Progressive Enhancement Approach

6 Steps to Web Strategy

Before designing solutions, work with stakeholders to establish a strategy. Here are six steps to mapping your strategy.

Sample email

Developing Responsive Emails

A Gmail First Approach

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Story Telling & Data Driven Decisions

Expert on Science-Based Drug Policy Calls for Decriminalization of Drugs

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Scene study of Nebraska

Off camera dialogue as a narrative device

Track Forms in iModules

Script Google Analytics Events into a Form

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1491 Review

History of Americas Provides Allegory for Designers to Think Outside our Perspective

One CSS, Multiple Sites

Use Sass to branch a single code base into distinct style sheets

Mobile First, IE8 Last

Use Sass to automate a separate IE8 Stylesheet

Users Will Scroll

80% of attention is focused on the content that doesn’t require scrolling. But, don't ignore that other 20% and don't muddy your message by cramming things at the top of the page.

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Mobile First

Notes on designing

Pi Day logo

Evolution of a Logo

My creative process for designing the R-Pi Day Logo

Remarks by Category