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Quartz Design Principles

Quartz is a digitally native news outlet, born in 2012, for business people in the new global economy. We publish bracingly creative and intelligent journalism with a broad worldview, built primarily for the devices closest at hand: tablets and mobile phones.

These are the principles that guides the design of their service.

Source: The 'guiding principles' of Quartz redesign

The principles

  1. Stay out of the users' way
  2. Let the stories shine
  3. Make sure it works on mobile
  4. Remove before adding
  5. Pick one thing before another
  6. Make small dicisions made on data and big dicisions with your gut

  1. Stay out of the users' way

  2. Let the stories shine

  3. Make sure it works on mobile

  4. Remove before adding

  5. Pick one thing before another

  6. Make small dicisions made on data and big dicisions with your gut