I real designer would NEVER write an article like that.
It seems to be in jest. Base font sizing under 16px, then Base font sizing over 16px, pretty sure that's a joke.... well I laughed a lot even if it wasn't a joke.
Ya missed the boat ;)
I actually think this is a great list of things that you shouldn't use unless you really know what you're doing.
When you're starting out and wondering what to do, answering to just "use research, use data, and decide on a per-project basis" – while true – is not very helpful at all.
On the other hand, "don't use Comic Sans" is simple, easy to understand, and probably good advice.
I was about to get annoyed at the title of the post but then I read it and agreed :)
Your avatar makes me hungry.
The funny thing is, people takes some facts and they think it applies to everything in earth. I remember people arguing the lazy loading thing didn't work well for Etsy, ergo, all websites with lazy loading are wrong.
A good read for anyone into UX or starting design in general would be Appeal to consequences.
Perfectly succinct and just so god damn true. Don't tell me what not to use :)
Indeed. I think it would help remedy more headaches if people trying to recommend things had the mindset of "Try this but also try that" instead of "Never use this".