In the days before the mobile web took over, web designers slaved over PSDs for weeks then handed over 10-30 unique templates to a developer who went away and built them to pixel perfection. Not anymore.
Category archives: Web Design
Images are one of the biggest buzzkills for download speeds on the web. If your designer wants to use a carousel you’re potentially asking your customers to download several HUGE images and wait several seconds before they can interact with your site.
Today, a mere 9 or so months after starting the design work, I’ve finally launched my new website redesign.
‘There’s no fold! There’s no fold!’ cried the web designer. Well, I’ve got news for you pal: of course, there’s a fold.
Like any self-respecting blogger, when I make a small realign to my blog’s design I feel I must make a big song and dance about it. So here goes…
This Thursday I went to my first ever conference, Future of Web Design (FOWD) in London. I’m notoriously hard to please and I can get very annoyed when I’m told things I already know. Anyway, here’s what I thought of it… I liked it. Actually, I think I really liked it.
Hugely popular web agency Blue Flavor, have this week released a redesign of their business website – blueflavor.com. It looks great but, it seems to be missing a couple of big things: 1: the company name in a prominent position and 2: a mini-description of what they do.
No, you are not seeing things. Yes, I have redesigned and it is bright yellow.
Contrary, to what the design of this website may suggest, I think I’m at the stage where I’m a pretty decent web designer but feeling as confident in my design abilities, as I do now is a relatively new thing.
Hot on the heels from IE7, IE8 will be (probably) be available in 2008 – it will pass the Acid Test 2.
Yesterday, via their blog, the BBC announced a beta testing of new BBC homepage design, so I checked it out and… I like it.
This past week, I have been working hard on creating a new generic WordPress theme to be released for free to the community. This theme is called Dylan.
Have you tried to create a HTML email recently. It’s not easy.
Writing a CV (resume) for a web design job isn’t too dissimilar to writing a CV for any other job. So don’t try to be too clever. As my last function as Web Coordinator for JJB Sports, I was asked (along with a colleague) to find a new web designer. Some of the CVs I