Elisabeth Irgens

Smashing Conference Oxford 2014

During two wonderful days in March, I had the pleasure of sitting in Oxford Town Hall and listen to 17 talks about web design. I had a lot of fun doing these sketchnotes from all the talks, trying to capture some of the smart stuff from the stage.

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Seb Lee-Delisle

Seb Lee-Delisle and Val Head made a wonderful laser show especially for Oxford Town Hall. This was an amazing opening of the conference!

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Addy Osmani

Addy Osmani may not have had lasers, but did present Web Components.

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Lea Verou

Lea Verou showed us lots of stuff we had no clue that we didn’t know about colour.

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Joe Leech

Joe Leech and psychology for designers!

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Dave Rupert

Dave Rupert was telling us to talk together. And to let the wookie win. (Sometimes.)

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Guy Podjarny

Guy Podjarny put our images on a diet.

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Fabio Carneiro

Fabio Carneiro from MailChimp shared their hard-won lessons in responsive email design.

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Paul Boag

Paul Boag was very inspiring talking about digital adaptation!

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Josh Clark

Josh Clark ended a brilliant first day of Smashing Conference. Very interesting talk, I only caught some random sound bites in my sketchnotes.

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Jon Hicks

Jon Hicks was our mystery speaker on the morning of day two. Lovely surprise!

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Scott Kellum

Scott Kellum talked about doing the content justice with art directing posts. (Sustainably!)

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Zoe Mickley Gillenwater

Zoe Mickley Gillenwater was convincing us all to start using flexbox already. And to try s’mores.

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Nathan Ford

Nathan Ford showing us the why and how of fluid grids.

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Wilson Page

Wilson Page did a wonderful talk about components that are very happy about being encapsulated.

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Marko Dugonjić

Marko Dugonjić and typography!

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Tyler Mincey

Tyler Mincey about product development. iPod, software and more!

Smashing Oxford 2014 // Andrew Clarke

Andrew Clarke was encouraging us to question everything. “What if…?” Very inspirational talk.