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We use colour as a signifier for people, places and things all the time. Probably more than you realise. “Who is she again?” “The girl with the pink hair.” “Where are we going for lunch?” “The orange painted cafe.” “Which container?” “The yellow one.” Without colour, these nouns can be harder to describe. The most distinctive thing about the girl with the pink hair...

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In a quiet moment last week, I took a moment to wade through my browser tabs (all 226 of them) and reflect on the articles from 2016 that I had read over and over again. These are the ones that have stuck in my mind, that have helped me crystallize my own thoughts, that have pushed my thinking in new directions. 7 tips to create high functioning design teams (Part 1 &...

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It took a person with a severe vision impairment ( macular degeneration ) to help me acknowledge what’s wrong with the current design trends of low contrast and thin text, and other ‘trendy’ visual and typography design mistakes. First things first, I get the theory As a designer, I’ve understood why we need legible text in design of digital interfaces for a long time. I...

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