Question and Answer

News
10th July 2017

If you haven’t been a guest of ours yet, you should note that we have a fantastic office with a large communal courtyard. We invited the talented graffiti artists Gary Stranger and Pref ID over to add some colour into our home.

Hana Stevenson
Hana Stevenson

Design systems don’t start with components

6th July 2017

I’m all for design systems. They reduce time, save on costs and promote modular, systems-based thinking. But I’ve noticed a growing bias towards design systems focusing on the components first. This suggests they’re designed components-first. They’re not. Nor should they be.

Jon Aizlewood
Jon Aizlewood

A simple approach to improving form design

Advice
5th July 2017

Have you ever started filling out an form online, only to abandon the process halfway through? If so you wouldn’t be alone. This post explains a simple technique for getting more people to complete your forms and provide the information you require.

Richard Rutter
Richard Rutter
Opinion, featured
We’ve been around for over 12 years and have a strong reputation built on our work and our contribution to the industry. Our logo is recognised by both our peers and clients alike, so why would we decide to mess with it?
James Bates
James Bates

Patterns Day

Podcast, News
2nd July 2017

What a day! What a lovely Patterns Day!

Jeremy Keith
Jeremy Keith

All in the mind

Advice
28th June 2017

Glossophobia, the fear of public speaking, affects more people than you’d think, including me. To try and face some of these fears head on, I recently attended a day-long workshop ran by our stand-in project manager Matthew Matheson. Here’s what I learned.

Benjamin Parry
Benjamin Parry

UX London: building blocks

Opinion
16th June 2017

The UX London team were excited to work on a brand new design challenge this year - that of the stage set.

Rowena Price
Rowena Price
Opinion, featured
Since the start of the year, we’ve been having daily ‘stand ups’ to check in on the progress of our new website as we work to get it out the door. This is the story of how they help get us over the line.
Rowena Price
Rowena Price

UX London: volunteers’ view

Opinion
12th June 2017

We couldn’t run UX London without our fantastic volunteers. Here, two of this year’s crew write about their experience with us…

Rowena Price
Rowena Price

eLife goes live

Advice, Announcement
5th June 2017

Collaborating on a pattern library.

Jeremy Keith
Jeremy Keith

Getting stuck in - words from UX Intern Seb

Opinion
5th June 2017

A couple of weeks ago we welcomed a new UX Intern into the fold at Clearleft HQ - the brilliant Sebastien Chung. Needless to say, Seb has jumped in head first with energy and enthusiasm…

Rowena Price
Rowena Price

The cost of change

Opinion
12th May 2017

I’m sure anyone who has ever had to call a tradesman into their home may well recognise that pre-quote sinking feeling - often accompanied with a lengthy inhalation and pained ’sympathetic’ expression.

Ben White
Ben White

The countdown to UX London is on

3rd May 2017

Whether you’re new to Clearleft, to UX London, or both, (or neither), here’s a timely insight into the proceedings as we hurtle towards the end of May and our ninth UX London conference.

Rowena Price
Rowena Price