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Jeremy Keith: Declarative design

Thinking about web design tools and approaches on a spectrum between declarative and imperative is helpful when evaluating technology.

I especially love this quote by Andy Bell:

Be the browser’s mentor, not its micromanager.


Stephanie Eckles: Contextual Spacing For Intrinsic Web Design

Design systems and frameworks’ (necessary) rigidity is at odds with intrinsic web design. In order to move, I’m asking each of you to try to make adjustments where you can and educate others about the possibilities.

The Ordinary Things→ This was a fun one to work on. And it went relatively quick. It started with Jackie, Eleanor and I catching up over lunch in Albuquerque and then a follow-up via email. The email brief: We are still wanting to work on a website! We do not currently have a domain name. I can certainly do that to get us started but would love some direction on the best way to go about that.

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Hello World

An introduction: My name is Nick, short for Nicholas, which means "victory of the people". I currently live in Knoxville, Tenn. and work full time as a web designer at a public university. This new site will serve as an extension of my personal site. The content will be a bit less polished than the writing contained on my main site. I hope to publish more frequently here, exploring my interests and taking notes in short bursts.

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