Course Readings

Readings are intended to be completed in time for lecture on the given week. All readings are available through Canvas.

Week 2

The Dao of Web Design by John Allsopp (A List Apart)
Chapter 1 'Designing Systems' from Atomic Design by Brad Frost

Week 3

Chapter 2 'Atomic Design Methodology' from Atomic Design by Brad Frost

Week 4

Creating Style Guides by Susan Robertson (A List Apart)

Week 5

Chapter 1 'Thinking in Versions' from Git for Humans by David Demaree

Week 7

Chapters 1-2 from Responsible Responsive Design by Scott Jehl

Week 8

Chapters 5/10 from A Web for Everyone by Sarah Horton & Whitney Quesenbery

Week 9

Chapters 1-2 from Content Strategy for Mobile by Karen McGrane

You Don't Know JS: Up & Going by Kyle Simpson (Suggested reading)

Week 10

Chapters 5-7 from Designing for Emotion by Aarron Walter

Week 11

The Worst Portfolio Ever by Alex Cornell
Let's talk about design portfolios by Daniel Fosco

Week 12

Pages 9-59 from SASS for Web Designers by Dan Cederholm
Why Twitter's Dying (and What We Can Learn From It) by Umaire Haque

Week 13

To be announced.