Comparing Two Raster Image Compression Plugins for Sketch App

Back in the early days, a Sketch designer typically had to export uncompressed PNG or JPG images from Sketch and then choose a means for compressing those files (if desired) using a 3rd party utility. This approach can add to the cumulative production time spent by a...

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Runner and Sketchpacks Compete to be the Next Sketch Toolbox

A while back, Sketch Toolbox was a handy way to  find and install Sketch plugins. However, an inability to track and manage available updates to individual plugins (plus a lack of updates to the Toolbox app itself) has made it feel like an abandoned project. Well...

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Sketch Hunt post to kick off 2017

I wrote a post on my Sketch Hunt blog. It has a brief summary of 2016 milestones for Sketch and other related design tools. I also share some thoughts about what might come our way in 2017. You can find it on Sketch Hunt, or see people's comments and...

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Looking ahead at Sketch and other design tools in 2017

2016 was a big year for Sketch, as well as the design and prototyping tools space in general. 2017 will be even bigger. For the past few years we've been transitioning from a period where pre-mobile-era tools were lagging behind modern design workflows, to now having...

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Now Part of The Amazing Team at Theresa Neil Strategy + Design

As of mid-March 2016, I've joined the UX Strategy and Design firm founded by my long-time colleague Theresa Neil. Time has been flying by and the projects, team and clients are wonderful. I plan to post more about the work we are doing. In the meantime, you can find...

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Pingup API for Chatbots and AI

Pingup recently shared some examples of how its appointments booking API could be used to power Conversational Commerce. Information was released at pingup.ai along with a new industry report: The Local Chatbot Disruption: The Upcoming Collision between Messaging and...

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