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A model for design leadership in the Drupal community

The discussions around the design and user experience objectives for Drupal 8 begin to kick off and will no doubt crank up a gear at the upcoming Drupalcon.  (are you coming? come to my workshop! no ux/design experience necessary) As much as I want to see us continue the great trajectory for improving the user… Continue reading A model for design leadership in the Drupal community

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Five community challenges for design in Drupal 7 & beyond.

This week sees the release of Drupal 7 – a big event for the Drupal community and also individually for myself and the team at Mark Boulton Design as we worked together with the community on the D7UX project which aimed to significantly evolve and improve the user experience and usability of Drupal. I’d like… Continue reading Five community challenges for design in Drupal 7 & beyond.

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Designing for the wrong target audience (or why Drupal should be a developer tool and not a consumer product)

As you may know, I spent a few months this year working with Mark Boulton and the Drupal community to try to make Drupal 7 (their upcoming release) a Great User Experience. I’ve spent the past weeks reflecting on that experience and trying to understand what we learned from that project and with any luck… Continue reading Designing for the wrong target audience (or why Drupal should be a developer tool and not a consumer product)