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The web, design and frontend development

I’m Martin, an interaction designer, frontend developer and co-founder of Frontend NE. I write about the web, accessibility and inclusive, user-centred design. Here’s some more about me and what I’m up to.

Writing

If you prefer to dive straight in rather than see the full blog, here are a couple of my favourite articles from the last few months to get you started.

  1. Why you should (almost) always underline your links

    A link should look like the text around it, but with a couple of differences: maybe a bit of colour and (almost) always an underline.

  2. When design breaks semantics

    Semantic HTML is great. But sometimes following the rules is tricky. Grab a cuppa and let me tell you a story about links that look like buttons.

Subjects

There are a few topics that really interest me:

  • Accessibility is about designing and building web interfaces that can be used by anyone, something I feel very strongly about.
  • Designing smart, usable interfaces, journeys and interactions is what I do best, and I enjoy analysing others’ great design.
  • Frontend development is a huge passion of mine; HTML and CSS in particular, but anything from Git to Gulp.

Or have a look at the full list of subjects I write about.

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