On the subject of Design

January 21, 2018

On October 8th, 2014 wrote on the subject of Design Ideas.

Great Content Used on eCommerce Product Pages »

Creating a high quality product page requires a combination of many different elements. From the content to the layout, a good product page must combine functionality, optimisation and high quality copy. Presenting your product pages in a way that is useful for both search engines and customers is incredibly important. Many different elements are involved […]

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 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 September 29th, 2009 wrote on the subject of Company News,Design.

The differences between Helvetica and Arial »

Thank you to Steff for passing on this lovely graphic illustrating the differences between Helvetica and Arial.

On January 6th, 2009 wrote on the subject of Design.

My New Years resolution »

It’s no secret – I hate computers.  Outside of work I avoid them as much as I can.  I mean they are very very useful things, but i hate being tied to and dependant on a machine. I think the root of my dislike is the way they diminish your creative output.  Many others have […]

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, […]