As before, I came across another of the lovely pieces of guidance copy while going through the introduction steps for Ulysees for Mac. This one appears in the step that tells you about adding attachments, popping up in the little attachment sidebar: Oh, you noticed me! Don’t close me again, please. I haven’t been read… Continue reading More lovely UX copy from Ulysses for Mac
I pay for my TV licence. I pay for my Netflix plan. I fund people on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. I sponsor people to fundraise. I invest in a start up. I subscribe to Apple Music. I also subscribe and support via Patreon. And now I have membership to a blog. All these things are true, but… Continue reading Members, funders, investors, consumers, subscribers, supporters and semantics
With my design review of the About Kottke.org page said and done, I’m back to questioning how it’s not simply the ‘copywriting’ that I’m appreciating, rather than the ‘content design’, and I’m led yet again to thinking of The Blind Men and the Elephant, in the sense of a struggle to describe a thing, when perhaps… Continue reading Content design part 3. [Thing] Design
With content and structure in mind, have a read of the old About Kottke.org page. All the more ideal if you don’t know who he, or what kottke.org is. I must have read the page a few times over the years. Each time in search of clarity as to why so many people reference him and his blog,… Continue reading Content design part 2. Designing an About page
I’ve a collection of thoughts on ‘content design’ that I’ve been trying to put into some sort of order. Inspired as ever by teachings from GDS, but prompted more recently by the updated ‘About’ page on kottke.org. Also the term tickles my ongoing frustration with the use of ‘design’ as a suffix to things, and… Continue reading Content design part 1. Championing content design / What is content design?