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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Beyond Tellerrand Welcome Back

Off the Beaten Track

When designing and building things for the web, it’s tempting to fall into the trap of doing things the We-have-always-done-it-that-way™. But good design isn't about being right. It's about finding useful, accessible, memorable, entertaining, and appropriate solutions to real problems. A look at three ideas and three inspiring talks from beyond tellerrand 2017.

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Going Indie. Step 2: Reclaiming Content

We have lost control over our content. To change this, we need to reconsider the way we create and consume content online. We need to create a new set of tools that enable an independent, open web for everyone.

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