Design with Difficult Data at A List Apart

Published once every 17 years!

Diagram of avatar image problems, including too close, too far, missing, and too wide
The four horsemen of the custom avatar: Near, Far, Missing, & Super-wide-logo

I’ve written an article about the value of using difficult data when designing for the Web (placeholder text, media, etc.). I’m honoured to have the article published on the venerable A List Apart site:

Design with Difficult Data by Steven Garrity

My first article for A List Apart was published a remarkable 17 years ago in 2001! Given this cadence, I look forward to submitting my next article in the year 2035.

Thanks!