Monthly Archives: December 2013

Blend and the Global User Interface font mystery

.NET, Blend, Technical stuff, UX, Work
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If you are using the latest version of Blend (for Visual Studio 2013) and XAML, you may have noticed something weird: Suddenly, in some places of your XAML markup, an unwanted FontFamily property appears: FontFamily=”Global User Interface”

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Samples to my Microsoft Design Language talk at NDC London

.NET, Design, NDC, Technical stuff, UX, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Work
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At NDCLondon, I had the pleasure to present my talk “Putting the Microsoft Design Language to work”. Because of time constraints (60 minutes is fairly short ;) I couldn’t show the actual code that I show in the long version of this talk. I did however promise to publish them and here they are now for your pleasure, hoping they will be helpful.

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