Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks or interviews with artists and designers and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence. This week we’ll watch an interview with WordPress UX Designer Sonja Leix, who talks about WordCamps, which are community events for WordPress users. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about Google’s design and UX philosophy. Here are the first two paragraphs from Design Observer, in italics. The emblematic simplicity of the Google homepage was a bit of a happy accident. Initially … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks or interviews with artists and designers and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence. This week we’ll hear about the future of intrinsic web design from Peter Anglea. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the designer speak clearly and with confidence? Does he use … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used to describe them. This week’s article is about the future of mobile web design, and it comes to us from Suzanne Scacca at Smashing Magazine. Here is the introduction to her article, in italics. As technologies change and … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos.  Today we’ll look at a website by Robby Leonardi. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers during Friday Live! What do you think of this site? Do you agree with my … Continue reading Video Mondays

Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist statements or design philosophy statements and discuss the best vocabulary to describe an artwork or design. This week we’re looking at web designer Toby Powell’s site and focusing on the Who Am I section. This is the text from the Who Am I section of his site, which is like a … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays