Journal

Before you can master design, you must first master the fundamentals

Good visual designs aren’t born. They are made. The key to becoming a better visual designer is rigor. You will only improve as a visual designer if you make a conscious effort.

Design Systems:
A Primer

It’s plain to see that there’s a plethora of articles aiming to explain how to come up with your own design system or how to implement one. But a crucial question often ends up being overlooked: How should one think about design systems?

Developing your
eye for design

Looking back to when I first started designing, if there was a single thing I could go back and tell myself, that would be to train my design eye, my ability to critique and identify good design.

Typography can make or break your design: a process for choosing type

One of the most important skills you can learn as a designer is how to choose type. This is because text is one of the primary ways designers can communicate with users. Typography can make or break a design.

Webdesign Workflow in Sketch: How to set a type scale

We can probably pin down the advent of modern type scales to the dawn of mass marketing, when, to establish a memorable brand that customers would recognize and trust, designers were tasked with creating designs that would be increasingly consistent with previous ones.