• Funny CSS Gif

    • Tom Kenny

    Funny representation of how CSS can be at times, using a clip of Peter from Family Guy trying to use a window blind.

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  • WTF Mobile Web

    • Tom Kenny

    In my previous job, I saw mobile use rise above 50% or total usage. Let WTF Mobile Web be a reminder of something you’re doing right by paying much of your attention to mobile. If you’re ignoring mobile, you’re ignoring the web. Probably the strangest example is a QR code on a website. QR codes […]

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  • Creativity and Responsive Web Design

    • Tom Kenny

    I feel like responsive design has sucked the soul out of website design. Everything is boxes and grids. Where has the creativity gone? An intriguing question to start a really interesting discussion on Branch.

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  • Coffitivity

    • Tom Kenny

    Interesting idea. Basically, it recreates the noise of a coffee shop: the mix of calm and commotion in an environment like a coffee house is proven to be just what you need to get those creative juices flowing. Personally though, I can’t stand noisy environments to work in. I remember asking other designers on Twitter, […]

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  • Good Design isn’t Just Minimalism

    • Tom Kenny

    But wait…a trend in design where the subject is “reduced to its necessary elements”? As opposed to a design where unnecessary elements are added or kept? Isn’t the removal of the unnecessary a definition of what “good” design is? Spot on. Minimalism isn’t a design trend.

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  • “We’re in the interface business”

    • Tom Kenny

    Brad Frost’s reaction to Theresa Neil’s statement that “Mobile Optimized sites and/or Native apps are a better solution” for retail websites: It doesn’t matter. We aren’t in the retail business. We’re not in the higher education business. We aren’t in the publication business. We aren’t in the enterprise business. We’re in the interface business.

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