The year 1994 when all began and the great era when the web we know today was born. It was the time when developers and designers only learn how to do web, collect and create a web experience from scratch - before landing pages, burger menu, Z and F-Pattern, adaptive design, flat design, eCommerce, functional animation and micro-interactions… Let’s watch what we used in the past Web…
In late 2019, Microsoft announced two new foldable devices: the smaller Android-based Surface Duo and the larger Win10-based Surface Neo. PC fanboy that I am, I got excited about these new devices and my brain jumped to thinking about how this new class of foldable devices (with a split down the middle) effects the work I do. Eager to try out this new paradigm, I finally carved out time to fire up a dual-screen emulator and found a project where I could begin to tinker around.
Design systems exist under broader social, political, and infrastructural systems that affect the parameters, limitations, and variables of our system. We’ll look to see how design systems are impacted by the systems they live within, how broader systems of power and oppression influence the design systems, and ultimately, the users who use the products defined by them. We’ll learn how to lean into the good, and resist the bad, to ensure we’re serving all humans in an equitable and ethical way, maintaining safety and trust.