I am a product and information designer. I make websites and apps, transport diagrams and signage, direct designers and developers, teach design, compose, play and listen to music, travel and take photos.

I write books:

I blog:

Handholding as a web design approach

Ugly and neat mail

Grids with no gutters

The revolution in the mobile user interface

Implementing a slider well

App Store Icon

Large click areas for small elements

Timed modes

The urban transportation in the future

The mystery of Tufte’s stem-and-leaf plot

When “optional” means “unreliable”

Tech specs as a measure of ineffectiveness