Research sprints

This is the first in a series of five posts on running your own user research that I found at the Google Ventures blog. Great tutorials that include all the templates you could need when you do usability testing. And they also have a pretty useful 90-minute video!

How they got there

Khoi Vinh, designer and blogger at, interviews digital designers about their careers. Because no one teaches you how to build a design career, it’s interesting to see how these industry-leaders did it… and it’s fun to see how luck and coincidence played an important role for them too.

Designing a Windows 8 app

Recently I had to design my first Windows 8 app. It ended up being fun, but the lack of resources and documentation (specially if you compare with iOS and Android) turned this into a challenging experience. Well I wish I had found this blog post before. Designer Katie Riley writes...

Website Style Guide Resources

In the last few months I’ve been posting links about front-end style guides and related resources. Well, this one has them all. It’s an extensive collection of articles, books, talks, tools and even podcasts about style guides and pattern libraries. I think one of these days I’ll write a longer...

My Setup

I wanted to talk about some tools I use so I wrote down a list that I called “Nerd Fun Tools”, but then I found this blog full of nerdy interviews with people talking about stuff they use. I think that’s a better format than just writing a trillion nerdy...

Migrating to Jekyll

I just migrated the content of this blog to Jekyll. I’ve been using Textpattern as my CMS of choice for years, but I wanted to try something new and my blog is the perfect place to experiment. The process has been pretty smooth and I’m surprised of how easy it...

Design Kit

Design Kit is's platform to learn human-centered design, a creative approach to solving the world's most difficult problems. There's a really nice free PDF that explains the principles of HCD.

I refactored CSS for 9 months and I survived

I think that during the last 9 months I spent 80% of my time at work writing or refactoring CSS. Exciting, right? Well, the truth is that I had to change my mentality about how to do this kind of stuff. I had many years of experience doing CSS for...