Interesting and important essay by Grace Chin on Design*Sponge.
Discovered this interesting article on ratings system design via Smashing Magazine’s Twitter feed. Personally, I love Foursquare’s venue rating system because it feels nuanced enough while also using tips for further detailed recommendations.
This article is from May but the topic couldn’t be more relevant to today’s art and design students. I feel that we could all use a break from our phones and digital tech every once in a while!
Pair this with: James Victore: Don’t Be A Design Zombie.
I used to shy away from coding, but taking Web classes at my school has shown me how valuable of a tool code really is. As graphic designers, we should naturally reject these no-coding tools in favor of doing it yourself. Learning to code is not easy, but like the author says, “there’s no substitute for the real thing.”