design

Live Style Guides for Teams, Powered by DocumentJS

A team with both designers and developers needs a simple resource to share a project's styles and best practices. DocumentCSS generates a Live Style Guide so style documentation evolves along with...

Combining Documentation with Prototypes

Designers have long used documentation as a means of communicating functionality and interaction for digital products. It has been successful for a long time and thousands of digital goods have been...

The On-Going Benefits of Having a UX Designer

This is a follow-up on my post from last week on the value of having a user experience designer on every project from the perspective of our own process at Bitovi.

How a UX Designer Saves You Time and Money in Development

In this post, I'll explain the value of having a user experience designer from the perspective of our own process at Bitovi.

The Return of Full-Width Design

The return from where? The truth is that the web has always been fluid and full-width. We started layout with the table element and later the DIV. Either of these elements will fill and expand or...

The Coffee Shop User Experience Lab

In this article I'll explain a simple, fast way to perform user testing, even with no budget or time. A lot of people don't immediately see the value in doing user experience testing, partly because...

Take a Step Back - Simple Tips to Quickly Check a Design for Usability

When it comes to creating user interfaces, designers can get too close to the project (literally) and lose sight of basic usability. Sometimes you have to take a step back and obscure your view just...

Skyscrapers and Cranes

For the jQuery Conference, we designed an advertisement for JavaScriptMVC and Bitovi. It was printed on the center page of the conference program. I'm pleased with how it turned out (click the image...