Category Design

June 18, 2018

On June 5th, 2014 wrote on the subject of Design,Organic Search Marketing.

Parallax Design and SEO – Compatibility Problems »

  Are you currently designing a new website for your business? What are you looking to achieve? Are you confused with how to balance an amazing user experience with higher organic traffic? Questions like the above are asked all the time and if you’ve been following design trends over the past couple of years, then […]

The 3 Options for Making Your Website Mobile and a 4th. »

All of the briefs we’ve received this year have included a request for a ‘mobile version’ of the proposed new site. But what does this mean? And do I hear the creak of an overloaded bandwagon? Just as 2011-12 was the year of the Social Strategy [with no specification as to what that actually means], 2013 […]

On September 28th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Design.

Hierarchy – What do you want people to see? Where do you want them to go? »

“Good visual hierarchy isn’t about wild and crazy graphics or the newest photoshop filters, it’s about organising information in a way that’s usable, accessible, and logical to the everyday site visitor.” Brandon Jones on Sep 28th 2011 www.webdesign.tutsplus.com The basis of design is communication – relaying a message or inducing a reaction, calls or click. […]

On February 17th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Datadial Designs,Design,Design Ideas,Development.

Time delay video of the Taylor Herring website build »

We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new site for Taylor Herring PR consultancy. We rebranded the company with a new logo and new identity.  We redesigned the website and developed it using Datadial’s content management system If you have never had the pleasure of watching how a website is put together then now’s […]

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 March 24th, 2010 wrote on the subject of Datadial Designs,Design.

Creating the new Datadial website »

I always find that designing your own website is a much larger task than designing a site for someone else. You become the pickiest designer ever, striving for the tiniest details to be spot-on and investing a lot of energy, but then receiving a lot of energy back when the results work out just as […]

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… […]