Category archives: Web Design

Using style guides to build better responsive websites

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.

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3 speedy tips to optimise your web images

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.

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New year, new look

Today, a mere 9 or so months after starting the design work, I’ve finally launched my new website redesign.

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There is a fold

‘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.

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Bye bye one column article page

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…

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FOWD review

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.

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