Hello, I'm Marc Friederich ๐Ÿ‘‹

Writing ๐Ÿ’พ

This is where I collect thoughts, URL and words on my web journey

Some articles worth reading again once a Year

On which Internet we all dream of!

Feb 08, 2020

Simple is the web, and why I love it so much.

Through my 20 yearsโ€™ experience of designing and building web pages, I learned to unlearn, to take some distances, to fight and also accept to lose for the better.

Jul 08, 2019

How and why asking for help

Leadership tips on asking for help

Sep 23, 2018

Start a localwiki.org page for Lausanne

Let's explore how we can document the world around us

Sep 23, 2018

About dat:// to a distributed Web


Aug 08, 2018

My leadership cheatsheet

Writing down ideas and links to articles and found ressources.

Aug 05, 2018

My collection

Linking ๐ŸŒ

URL are extraordinary

Web Design: The First 100 Years

There is this article I keep refering to. A good narative and some choice for you to make at the end. On which Internet you aspire to build, which Internet youโ€™d like to have. Well โ€œThe Internet for peopleโ€.

๐ŸŒ https://idlewords.com/talks/web_design_first_100_years.htm

The biggest lie tech people tell themselves โ€” and the rest of us

They see facial recognition, smart diapers, and surveillance devices as inevitable evolutions. Theyโ€™re not.

๐ŸŒ https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/10/1/20887003/tech-technology-evolution-n โ€ฆ

Brutalism and Antidesign - in webdesign

These web-design trends are reactions against the perceived uniformity of web design. Brutalism can be used effectively in visual design, but antidesign should be avoided for most products.

๐ŸŒ https://www.nngroup.com/articles/brutalism-antidesign/

Teachings From Japanese Craftsmanship: What Is Enough?

These days weโ€™re obsessed with scale and growth at all costs (and in nature the only thing that follows that dynamic is cancer).

๐ŸŒ https://www.gchicco.com/2019/11/14/teaching-from-japanese-craftsmanship-what-is- โ€ฆ
Ressources worth linking to

Talking ๐ŸŽฉ

Some ask me to go on stage and talk about design and web topics

Easy as the web

Webmardi โ€“ Lausanne

Jul 02, 2019 โ€“ by Marc Friederich

๐ŸŒ https://zufrieden.io/slides-easy-as-web/#/

Surtout ne pas refaire son site

Performance Web โ€“ Genรจve

May 24, 2018 โ€“ by Marc Friederich

Design Systems

11th UN Designers & Visual Communicators Meetup โ€“ ITU Headquarters, Geneva

Apr 27, 2018 โ€“ by Marc Friederich & Guillaume Berry

Design documentation

Digital Strategy and UX meetup Geneva โ€“ ImpactHub, Geneva

Oct 18, 2017 โ€“ by Marc Friederich

Design documentation made to last

ProductTank Lausanne โ€“ Lausanne

Jun 29, 2017 โ€“ by Marc Friederich

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IxDA Lausanne โ€“ Lausanne

May 09, 2017 โ€“ by Marc Friederich & Guillaume Berry

See all my contribution to conferences

Making pictures ๐Ÿ™

Travelling with my eyes open and trying to capture shades, light and mostly clouds.