Designer & Developer

I’m Chris Basham, a craftsman of Web applications, equally skilled in both designing and developing user interfaces. I believe every word, byte, and pixel is an opportunity for a person to experience a new and better story, one worth the heartbeats it demands.

More about me


I reflect on what I’ve designed and what I’ve learned from the process.

  1. Color Palette

    Established new standards for color usage in enterprise applications.

  2. Design Guide

    Started a user interface design pattern library.


I write about design philosophy, practices, and strategy.

  1. Facilitating a Hackathon

  2. Career Assessment


I speak at conferences and local meetups.

  1. Mind Mapping Workshop

    IxDA Bloomington

  2. The Role of the UI Developer

    Kuali Days Conference


Reach me via email at or Twitter at @chrisbasham.