All posts by Charlie Brown

Next.js Wildcard Subdomains

A “wildcard”? What in the world? Great question, these types of domain stem from Wildcard DNS Records which look like this: *.example. 3600 TXT "Wild! You have found a wildcard." When used, this DNS record will cause any subdomain that...

/ November 19, 2021

The Value Of Concept Testing As Part Of Product Design

UX design teams are passionate about our approach to solving problems and providing users with experiences that lead to their desired outcomes. Without some type of user input guiding our process, we are left being directed by the same high-level...

/ November 5, 2021

Smashing Podcast Episode 43 With Matthew Phillips: What Is Astro?

In this episode, we’re talking about Astro. Will this modern static site builder launch you into the stratosphere? Drew McLellan talks to developer Matthew Phillips to find out. Show Notes Astro Matthew’s personal site Matthew on Twitter Weekly Update Optimizing...

/ November 5, 2021

How to Sell UX Research with Two Simple Questions

Do you find yourself designing screens with only a vague idea of how the things on the screen relate to the things elsewhere in the system? Do you leave stakeholder meetings with unclear directives that often seem to contradict previous...

/ October 22, 2021

Brand Identity for Fine Grazing by BothFine Grazing are known…

Fine Grazing are known for their high quality, design-led grazing tablescapes featuring ingredients from Melbourne’s leading food artisans. Working closely with the Fine Grazing team, Both implemented a new approach to their brand positioning and narrative, exploring the boundaries of...

/ September 28, 2021