Mark Boulton


Design systems in difficult places

How to go about creating, launching and managing a design system in a place that makes it hard to do so.

The difference between a goldfish and a human

On Marginal Degredation and how tiny, little deviations from a product design, or brand, can have a massive, cumulative effect.

Designing a good portfolio

An article about how to design a portfolio and my experience of applying advice from one of the first Art Directors I worked with.

A Design SDK

How we can create design SDKs to ensure our design work is progressed in the right way with other designers

Visual Design might be a thing

In which I disagree with my previous articles

Adventures with Plex

Two years later, I've changed how we watch films and TV in the Boulton household.

It's not you, it's me

Musing over why I'm taking a year off speaking at web conferences in 2015.

A Purple Princess

In memory of Rebecca Meyer.

My Handbook – Environment

Number one in a series of posts called ‘My Handbook’


Thoughts on Google Chrome’s experiments on ditching the URL.