Hello, I'm Marc Friederich 👋

Welcome to my personal website. I share here interesting links, some thoughts, some pictures I made and an archive of my talks. You may know me as a co-founder of Antistatique, a human centric web agency. Or as core-team’s member of Interaction 18, The 2018 Interaction Design conference.

Writing 💾

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

Driving Hokkaido's West Coast to Wakkanai

Souvenirs from a road trip along the beautiful coast from the sea of Japan to the sea of Okhotsk

May 22, 2020

Celebrating CSS Naked Day 2020

Today is CSS Naked Day like it used to be

Traveling to this remote island called Japan

A series of links and some thoughts about Japanese discoveries

Feb 29, 2020

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 years’ 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

My collection

Linking 🌍

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 you’d like to have. Well “The Internet for people”.

🌍 https://idlewords.com/talks/web_design_first_100_years.htm

The biggest lie tech people tell themselves — and the rest of us

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

🌍 https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/10/1/20887003/tech-technology-evolution-n …

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.

🌍 https://www.nngroup.com/articles/brutalism-antidesign/

Teachings From Japanese Craftsmanship: What Is Enough?

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

🌍 https://www.gchicco.com/2019/11/14/teaching-from-japanese-craftsmanship-what-is- …
Ressources worth linking to

Talking 🎩

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

Easy as the web

Webmardi – Lausanne

Jul 02, 2019 – by Marc Friederich

Surtout ne pas refaire son site

Performance Web – Genève

May 24, 2018 – by Marc Friederich

Design Systems

11th UN Designers & Visual Communicators Meetup – ITU Headquarters, Geneva

Apr 27, 2018 – by Marc Friederich & Guillaume Berry

Design documentation

Digital Strategy and UX meetup Geneva – ImpactHub, Geneva

Oct 18, 2017 – by Marc Friederich

Design documentation made to last

ProductTank Lausanne – Lausanne

Jun 29, 2017 – by Marc Friederich

Sélectionnez votre pays. Quelle est votre langue ?

IxDA Lausanne – Lausanne

May 09, 2017 – by Marc Friederich & Guillaume Berry

See all my contribution to conferences

Making pictures 🏙

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