A few weeks ago I wrote a post about changes we have made to our Brick Factory design process over the last few years. Check out the full piece if you have time, but the gist is that we haved moved away from designing pages and towards creating systems. We are trying to design overall styles and repeating elements that make up the pages,...Continue Reading
For most of the web’s short lifetime, the primary way to design a website has been to create wireframes and comps (design compositions) of a site’s key pages. Oversimplifying a bit, designers identify these key pages and essentially create pictures of what the pages look like when presented on the web. ...Continue Reading
In the open source world, you often hear people observe that Drupal was built for developers while WordPress was built for content managers. This observation contains thinly veiled criticism of both platforms. For Drupal the implication is that the platform doesn’t provide a great user experience for content managers.
The criticism sticks because it is sort of true. ...Continue Reading
Chris, Mike, Ron, Shane and I spent last week at Drupalcon in New Orleans. We learned a lot and enjoyed a little too much of News Orleans’ food and nightlife. Following is a list of our key takeaways from the trip.
(1) I attended my first Drupalcon Business Summit on the Monday before the conference. ...Continue Reading