GOV.UK – GDS design principles
"We’re building for needs, not audiences. We’re designing for the whole country, not just the ones who are used to using the web."
Tooltips in UI Design
"Perhaps the most important rule to follow is to never use tips as a substitute for good design. If a button, or other object requires users to keep checking a tip to understand it, the design is bad. Fix the design instead."
A Quick Guide For Designing Better Buttons – Smashing Magazine
"Buttons are a common element of interaction design. While they may seem like a very simple UI element, they are still one of the most important ones to create."
Your Closet Is Your Personal Design Style Guide
"Your closet reflects who you are and shapes your style. A design style guide determines how a product is going to look. Don’t you want to stand out with a strong personality and unique style? You may say no, but companies wouldn’t turn down this opportunity."
Dual-pane file manager for Mac - Commander One
"For all those who’ve been missing a famous dual-panel file manager for Mac, we tried to keep the best of what the classic solution offered, and did it with all the affection to OS X users."
Eric's Archived Thoughts: Results of the GIF Survey
"It’s an interesting inversion of what one might (perhaps naïvely?) expect: given that the creator of the format has explicitly said the pronunciation is with a soft G, one might expect that those who use the hard G know it’s incorrect but say it anyway."