Posts (4) in design:

Atomic Architecture

Atomic design has a lot of strong proponents in the community and a lot of information is readily available. There is less information around how to write and structure modular code around the same pattern; it seems to me this is something a UX or design team will pick up and force their developers to find a way to make it work. In our case everyone is onboard and we want to make sure everything needed by an atom, organism, or template lives side by side. We took a few weeks to create some proof of concepts based on React, came close to breaking some promises we made to our UXers, and have arrived at a structure I call Atomic Architecture. Read more

Learning from the Design Community

Last month I attended Mountain West JS and learned a lot from some excellent speakers. Several of the talks introduced me to new concepts or perspectives, and one in particular inspired me to think about what we do as developers in a whole new way. Whitney Williams gave a talk... Read more

Never Forget: UX and The Internal Customer

Craftsy’s ecommerce store started out selling flash deals on yarn and fabric. Within a year, that evolved into a full fledged ecommerce experience built off the original flash deal code for merchandising and creating items on the site. Along with the evolution of the customer facing storefront, the admin area... Read more

Create an SVG Animation Using CSS

Create a fun, engaging Einstein svg animation using css. Read more