Wow! Great read from Lisa Charlotte Rost on colours in visualisations. I have a lot of work to do ...
What this really needs, for me, is a largish piece of paper tucked into the physical book, which I have done, in the past. The insight is to procss those notes later in the day.
“Are you still there? Mum?”
I kept my voice steady. I didn’t show that I was crying
“Moschatel. Adoxa moschcatellina, is the Latin name but I think I taught you town hall clock.”
Sure, the defaults are elegant, but they are constant reminders that you’re ultimately building castles in someone else’s sandbox, which is sad and unfortunate when you’re trying to build the coolest castle you can.
This is about far more than merely being able to customize the look of your site, although that is clearly important too.