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Visual design

The seven layers of visual design

A list of every visual design book

The five purposes of visual design

The twelve spectrums a visual design sits on

The eight purposes of colour in visual design

The tension between “fit in” and “stand out”

A different way to use vertical grids

An introduction to all of visual design

The eleven types of contrast in visual design

The building blocks of visual design

Questions for a visual design critique

Quality

The six signals of quality in software

What I think “good design” is

The value of focused effort

How to add personality to software

Design career

All possible parts of the design interview process

The five minute UX curriculum

The eight definitions of “good designer”

Design topics that interest me

My design principles

Personal interests

Observations about people

Guide to dark chocolate tasting