Du (re)design en public

Jonnie Hallman, designer chez Stripe, documente le ravalement de son site personnel :

I started redesigning my personal site, and thought it’d be fun to document it along the way, like I did with my freelancing app, Cushion. Rather than fall into the trap of writing serious, heavily-edited, long-form blog posts, I’ll try my best to keep these short, frequent, and to-the-point. As a rule of thumb, I should be able to write a post in less than 15 minutes.

Frank Chimero, designer indépendant, suit son exemple :

At the start of 2020, I’ll begin redesigning this website. In the past, I’ve done this work in secret, but I’d like to document the process this time through.

I have two hopes for my writing: first, that the process of writing leads me to better design choices, and second, that the results of my writing can fill a gap which exists in online design resources.

Rob Weychert, designer chez ProPublica, itou :

There are a number of new things I want to try with my site, from structure to aesthetics to code, and so it’s time to begin a fresh redesign. Inspired by my friends Jonnie and Frank, I’ve decided to do it in public from the ground up. I’m starting with bare-bones HTML and as the design process unfolds, each step will be reflected on the site in real time and documented with a succinct blog post. I’m hoping to post at least once a week, but that will probably fluctuate.

Naturellement, j’apprécie cette tendance, puisque métro[zen]dodo est un éternel chantier numérique. À la manière de Jonnie Hallman toutefois, je devrais mieux documenter mes travaux. J’ai expliqué comment j’ai créé un mode sombre et abandonné Pelican pour Hugo, mais pas pourquoi. Or le cheminement est souvent plus important que le dénouement.