Design To Wake a Sleeping Giant
Big Medium helped About.com (now Dotdash) reinvent its product strategy and design process—and created some mighty good-looking and profitable sites along the way.
An Online Home for the World's Biggest Publisher
We crafted a new website—and along the way, a new brand—for the world’s most iconic publisher. Here’s how we did it.
The Physical Interface
With a rich trove of examples, Josh Clark explores the practical, meaningful design opportunities for the web’s newly physical interfaces.
How We Hold Our Gadgets
An excerpt from Josh Clark’s book Designing for Touch explores how we grip different devices, revealing the ergonomic demands of touchscreen interfaces.
Designing for Touch
Josh’s latest book hands you the best design patterns and interactions for modern interfaces.
Mobile Magic for Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly has a new responsive mobile website. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how we built it.
The Mobile Book
Smashing Magazine published The Mobile Book this week. I was honored to contribute the book’s final chapter about designing for touch.
New Rule: Every Desktop Design Has To Go Finger-Friendly
New hybrid keyboard-touch laptops and tablets have changed the game. When any desktop machine could have a touch interface, we have to proceed as if they all do.
Design Treasures Found and Lost in the Paris Métro
Tons of cool historical design in the Paris subway is getting gutted.
Gotta Have a Helipad: Banality and Betrayal in Design
A neighborhood landmark gets a garish transformation, and thoughts wander to designer responsibility and online communities.
Ancient Architecture: The Gods Are in the Details
An Acropolis visit is an object lesson in the value of quiet design decisions amid colossal projects.