Healthy Websites Address Edge Cases Early On

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Are you focusing on edge cases? If so, don’t tell that to Paul Boag because he’ll tell you to stop. If you’re building a reasonably large website there might be hundreds of tasks that a user could be trying to complete. But you cannot, and should not, try to accommodate all of them.

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Be Mysterious, Not Esoteric

If you’ve visited LA or NYC in the past few months chances are you’ve seen one of these strange billboards.

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Is this high art? (Seriously, this might be the most non-functional thing we’ve ever seen)

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Make 2014 The Year Of Responsive Design

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Cheryl Conner recently posted her thoughts on design in 2014. She promptly cites New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, saying in a recent interview, “Design does matter. And not necessarily in a way that people realize.”

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Give And Receive Through Visual Design

This literary gem from illustrator Leeandra Cianci beckons a backstory. It was featured on Explore, a ”discovery engine for meaningful knowledge.” The map re-imagines Manhattan as the setting of various scenes from film, literature and comics.

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This Evolutionary Theory Might Explain Why We Prefer Glossy Things

Yes, the research is dated a couple years, but the general appeal of shiny things might be instinctual.

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Apple’s iPhone 5C billboards look like enormous pieces of candy…

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