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Ensuring a website is consistent and easy to maintain are two of the biggest headaches faced by larger organisations. Fortunately pattern libraries can help.
Clients like to have the ultimate say about design sign-off, but are they best qualified to make that decision? If not, then what is the alternative?
The prevailing wisdom is that websites should be incrementally improved, but is that belief always correct or is there a place for major redesign?
Most web designers insist that a client signs off a design for their site before site built commences, but is that really the best approach?
Many web designers are using testing to ascertain the effectiveness of their designs, but is this hampering innovation?
Have you heard the term object oriented? Have you dismissed it as something that only applies to developers and techies? If so, think again.
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.
Increasingly web developers are using similar agile development practices as those found in the software sector, but should designers be joining them?
What exactly is the role of design? Is it to impress, seduce and wow us, or does it go deeper than that? Are we approaching design with the right attitude?
As part of our season of podcast episodes on debates within the web design community, I want to look the impact flat design is having on usability.
There is an expectation that websites should be responsive and work across devices. However, what does that actually mean and do we all have the same expectations?
Just because we follow web design best practice doesn’t mean our clients and bosses will accept it. What do we do when they adamantly demand things are done their way?
We often reduce brand down to a logo, colour palette and some nice typography. In reality it is more about personality than visuals.