You should have final decision based on your expertise. If you show a client two mockups and one has navigation down the left and one along the top and ask “which is your favourite?” you’re degrading your expertise. You should know what the best option is and be able to back up your design decisions.

From Lee MunroeWhy you should never present more than one mockup to a client

Hear, Hear!

via Veerle’s Design Bits

Now that is a great CSS3 experiment! Be sure to read about the experiment and how IE sees our universe as flat and boring ;)

Trent Walton seeded the idea and asked me to make a Dribbble plugin, so I created a plugin that by default mimic’d the wonderful UI created by Dan Cederholm and Rich Thornett. After a couple emails with those gentlemen for their permission to use some assets and a day of coding, we got something we were proud of.

via Dribbble WordPress Plugin post by Dave Rupert

I can’t wait to try that out!

Steve Jobs on Flash

Flash was created during the PC era – for PCs and mice. Flash is a successful business for Adobe, and we can understand why they want to push it beyond PCs. But the mobile era is about low power devices, touch interfaces and open web standards – all areas where Flash falls short.

From Steve Jobs’ – Thoughts on Flash

That pretty much sums it up right there!

Staying motivated

It’s hard to stay motivated in the workplace when everyone else you work with aren’t as motivated as you are.

From my own twitter feed

Sometimes I feel like I’m the only one doing anything or caring about meeting the deadline or just finishing the damn thing “before” the last minute.