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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.
Our very own Leigh Howells introduce us to the next generation of web design tool.
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.
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.
Moodboards are an established tool in the web design process, but are often produced in isolation by the designer. Perhaps it is time we consider bringing other people into the process.
Nothing causes more disagreement than design. But what if we could design with data, rather than relying on subjective opinion?
Most web designers consider the creation of wireframes an important part of their web design process. However, less consider it a group activity.
It is not unusual for usability experts to claim that aesthetics are not important. If a site is usable that is all that matters. However, that is simply not true – design matters.