UX

Adding a Dark Mode to your Website - September 26, 2019 - Blog, UX, Web

With iOS 13 out and many prowling the net in darkmode, you may not want to shine a spotlight into their face should they happen upon your #fff body. It will very soon be an affront to do so as people expect dark backgrounds at night (even though I believe dark/light is an intermediary step […]

A Systematic Change - January 16, 2019 - UX

A proposal presented to the executive team at a recent position, to streamline student enrollments for client organisations and reduce internal overhead.

Design & UX Reads - November 20, 2018 - hosted at at flipboard.com - UX

A personally curated library going back a few years.

The FoodPrint Guide - May 16, 2015 - hosted at at alidark.com - UX

A simple web app to discover how what you eat effects the earth.

When is a button not a button? Reflections on flat “design” - October 4, 2013 - Blog, Interactive, UX, Web

Read on for the answer to this enigma. iOS7 went live went live last week. Love it or hate it, you’ll notice a move away from the bumps, shadows, curves and gradients you knew, towards a lighter, simpler and flatter visual style. It’s both the latest trend and a move towards simplicity. “Flat design” has […]

Know Thy Theme - September 28, 2013 - Blog, Marketing, Interactive, UX, Web

A lot of what I do for people is to convince them of importance of thematic integrity and encourage them to maintain it. We need themes in things. They’re the point of entry; the reference point from which we can put them in context. Themes are useful for reducing mental and emotional overhead by establishing […]

Choice: the Enemy of Simplicity - September 25, 2013 - Blog, Interactive, UX, Web

The challenge in delivering simplicity is, marketing wants to bring more functionality to bear, engineering wants to bring more options to bear– and all of that just adds to the confusion and clutter. That’s when printing a document becomes confounded with all these buttons and fields and tabs. Don Lindsay Simplicity in consumer software shouldn’t […]