Erik Kennedy

Erik Kennedy

Erik is an independent UX/UI Designer, who's designed for clients such as Amazon, Soylent, and Pro.com. He's spoken in the US and abroad, and his design writing has been read by over a million people. He is the creator of Learn UI Design, an online video course about the visual design of software. He also has a design newsletter you might like.

Being pretty self-taught as far as UI design goes, I’ve always wondered why so many articles and books talk about color theory and palettes. In my experience, using a “split complementary palette” is about 0% predictive of me making nice-looking designs. I have another word for that sort of thing: useless. “So if color theory doesn’t provide a solid basis… Read More →