Skipping Sketch and other design tools: Prototyping two simple screens in *code* in just over 13 minutes [Video]

Sketch is blowing up right now and companies expect UI/UX people to know it—it comes up a lot. Besides the fact that it’s Mac OS only, I think it’s a great tool for designers to create rich looking designs for their apps. However, one of the problems with its growing ubiquity is that everyone is … Continue reading Skipping Sketch and other design tools: Prototyping two simple screens in *code* in just over 13 minutes [Video]

How We Became Users of Open Source Design Tools: 4 Things

…and we thrive with them. For the past 10+ years I personally have been using open source design tools, Gimp and Inkscape, to create visual assets. I recently stumbled upon this question on the Stackexchange network: “Professionals: Would you choose GIMP over Photoshop and/or Inkscape over Illustrator?” and the usual answer is “no”. I have … Continue reading How We Became Users of Open Source Design Tools: 4 Things