Why good design increases your website’s revenue
Most websites are tools to generate revenue. Learn how good web design can be very beneficial to your business' bottom line.
How to live stream your event for less than £80
As a result of hosting our own local events we decided to try and increase the potential audience by introducing a live stream.
Why you should be adopting style guide driven development
Style guides are a documented UI library that contains all the site’s components and styles for that particular website alongside explanations of when it is appropriate to use each one.
Improve your website through customer insights
I take a look at a number of valuable methods that enable you to gain actionable insights for your website.
Why your logo should be smaller than you think
“Make my logo bigger” is an often cited joke amongst web designers and developers. It’s something that comes up in projects time and time again, and its frustrating for everyone that contributes to the website design. However it doesn’t have to be.
Notes on Madrid
Madrid is a magnificent city. Here's a few places I enjoyed visiting; this is for personal reference for when I return to Spain's capital city.
Part 2: Design process for The Tomorrow Lab
Part 2 of my process for redesigning The Tomorrow Lab's website. Expect wireframes, prototypes, typography, user testing and more.
My favourite places in Leeds
I spent 7 months living and working in Leeds, between 2013 and 2014, so I thought I might put together a little list of my favourite places to visit, drink and eat in.
Part 1: Approaching the redesign of thetomorrowlab.com
How I approached the redesign of our agency website purely from a planning point of view before stepping into code.
Designing forms to increase conversion
Often how a website’s forms are designed have a large impact on its conversion rate. Learn to remove unnecessary fields and streamline the User Experience (UX) to lead to impressive gains.
Review: Jawbone UP
After an understandably long wait – even more so in the UK – I was finally in the position to purchase a Jawbone UP – a product I’ve closely followed from first discovering it over a year ago.
Football games attended – 2012/13
Over the past year I’ve been collecting data on the competitive football games I’ve attended, and now have collated the information to produce some analysis.
For personal interest only really.
Trialing Style Tiles
As created and promoted by Samantha Warren, Style Tiles are “a design deliverable that references website interface elements through font, color, and style collections derived alongside a site map, wireframes, and other user experience artifacts.”
A dozen photos from Amsterdam
I spent last week in the beautiful city of Amsterdam with my good buddy Ka-Chun and my camera.
Here’s a few photos I managed to capture.
Thoughts on Build 2011
Back for a third year, Build is a week-long design festival crammed full of workshops, lectures, practical sessions as well as the internationally reknowned conference itself – all hosted in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Being my third Build I knew what to expect – at least I thought I knew what to expect. This years’ event was more thought-provoking, more well-rounded and more inspirational than the previous editions.
Here I’ve broken down my experiences to explain some of the engaging conversations discussed and how they’ve contributed to my personal improvement.