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I began my career in the web as a designer and that is where my passion still lies. I write regularly on all aspects of user interface design from aesthetics to structure and flow. I write about design, not just for other designers but to make the design process more accessible to clients and help them understand exactly what goes into the process. I believe in a collaborative process of design where the designer works alongside developer and client to find the right solution.

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Design: You are not Google. You are not Amazon.

As web professionals we often look at the success of companies like Google and Amazon, believing that if we emulate them, we will share their success. That is an incorrect assumption.

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Design: Embracing your differences

In what is often a ‘me too’ culture, it was refreshing to work with the University of Highlands and Islands because they were willing to celebrate their differences.

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Design : The role of intuition and data in web design

There seems to be a growing debate in the web community about the role of research and data when compared to creative intuition. In this post I explore which will lead you to the better product.

Design : Has the static design comp had its day?

The time was when almost all designers would present their designs to clients as an image file. However, web design has change and the role of static comps is being challenged.

Design : Should designers be using agile?

Increasingly web developers are using similar agile development practices as those found in the software sector, but should designers be joining them?

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