May 2, 2013 — This presentation touchs on “crossover” (golden unicorn) topics such as UI, UX, trusting instincts, user testing, wire framing, information architecture, typography, front end structure, form, and the mindset we need to have in order to challenge both sides of our brain.
April 24, 2013 — Real success in our industry depends far more on execution, and the series of small decisions we make, than the killer feature. This presentation is about the key elements that differentiate a product in WordPress, the code patterns, the work patterns and how to engage your users.
April 12, 2013 — Design is just a series of informed decisions based on a set of principles guided by best practice. By learning the basics of design, you can make your WordPress sites and applications more usable and compelling.
April 12, 2013 — Learn how to design a layout with the development phase in mind by understanding theme structure! No need to learn how to code a theme, just how the coder will go about slicing your work. This presentation offers workflow tips, a few examples of well-organized PSDs, and even show some live theme code.
February 25, 2013 — This presentation discusses responsive design principles and techniques.
February 14, 2013 — For the curious site owner or designer just stepping into WordPress themes, a first glance at the underlying code can be a scary one. But it doesn’t have to be. Taylor exposes how WordPress shows off your content by exploring template files, tags, and the Loop and briefly discuss some of the software and setups that developers are using today to build WordPress themes including local development, starter themes, editors and version control.
October 12, 2012