Hi, I’m Matthias Ott, independent user experience designer and user interface engineer from Stuttgart, Germany. I teach interface prototyping at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design and am @m_ott on Twitter. I am also a proud member of the IndieWeb community and wrote a Webmention Plugin for Craft CMS.

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Patterns Beyond Context

Design patterns never exist in isolation, they are always part of a greater whole. They are informed and shaped by their context, but also by content and contrast. We should take this into account when we design our pattern libraries and bring them to the next level to make them even more useful and flexible.

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beyond tellerrand Berlin 2016 – Mike Monteiro on stage

Beyond Tellerrand Berlin 2016

Reports on three brilliant talks of beyond tellerrand Berlin 2016, a great conference about design, development, and all things web.

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