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22 10, 2018

Design Systems, Pattern Libraries, a UX Perspective

By Josh|2019-10-10T01:35:39-06:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Design, Development, Feature, Recent Work, UX|

A well-implemented design system can simplify the user experience of your software by ensuring the individual UI elements come from a single source of truth. In theory, that should help you maintain a level of UX integrity not found anywhere else. Using a design system allows your team to be more efficient during every step of the pipeline. Imagine discussing [...]

10 08, 2017

Modernizing Tocris Bioscience with a UX Focus

By Josh|2019-10-10T02:02:46-06:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Design, Development, Feature, Recent Work, UX|

When I joined Bio-Techne, I was asked to completely redesign one of our subsidiary companies: Tocris Bioscience. Tocris is one of the top reagent manufacturers in the UK. They have a long history in the industry, but Bio-Techne acquired them to improve their European presence. After the dust settled from the acquisition, my team began planning the redesign. Let's start [...]

10 09, 2013

Font Face Best Practices Guide – Updated 2016

By Josh|2017-11-07T00:17:17-07:00September 10th, 2013|Categories: Design, Development, Feature, Guides|

Typography (the artistic use of letters) is extremely important in great web design. We spend hours trying to find the perfect font for our various projects to ensure that the text looks just as beautiful as the rest of the design. There is one big problem with using pretty fonts on the web: every operating system renders fonts differently. That [...]

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