Category Design Ideas

August 31, 2016

On May 19th, 2010 wrote on the subject of Design,Design Ideas,Industry News,Inspiration.

Best & Worst of FOWD Day 2 »

Following on from my post after Day One… The Best My favourite today definitely has to be Aral Balkan‘s session. He really knows how to present and make learning fun! It was very inspiring and encouraging on how to make your designs that little bit better by adding an emotional element to your apps/sites. He […]

On May 18th, 2010 wrote on the subject of Design,Design Ideas,Industry News,Inspiration.

Best & Worst of FOWD London Day 1 »

The Future of Web Design conference is amazing this year – here’s a quick update after Day One. The Best The format of this year’s conference is tons better than last year. The atmosphere of the Brewery is great, and the food (which is also outstanding) at the break times gives people a chance to […]

On December 10th, 2009 wrote on the subject of Design,Design Ideas.

Inspiration: Typography »

I’m about half way through The Elements of Typographic Style and thoroughly enjoying it.  I really wish there was a way you could read a book and ride a bicycle so I could get more reading time in while commuting, but I’ll just have to take my time reading it instead! Some thoughts so far… […]

On January 14th, 2009 wrote on the subject of Datadial Designs,Design,Design Ideas.

Illustration in website design »

Sometimes photos just don’t cut it – especially stock photos that are also being used on many other sites. Illustrations using traditional (using pen, ink, watercolour, pencil) and vector (a type of computer graphics) methods are starting to fill some of those holes on websites around the world.  One major benefit of illustration is that […]

On October 21st, 2008 wrote on the subject of Design Ideas,Usability.

Why Do Print Designers Think They Can Design For The Web? »

Please excuse the following rant but I’m increasingly frustrated, bored, let down, despairing, incredulous that there are still “graphic designers” out there who have no concept of how to design for the web, but who insist on designing websites for their clients It’s fine if they stick to Quark and what they are good at, […]

On July 14th, 2008 wrote on the subject of Design Ideas,Web Technology.

Enrich your web content with an E-Mag »

Have you ever seen one of those clever online magazines where you can “turn” or “flick” the pages with your mouse? Here’s an Example If you ever fancied getting your web content displayed in one of these flash viewers (you don’t even have to have a magazine, a product catalogue will do for example), ZMAGS […]