Our job as designers isn’t to convince people to do things they do not want to do. It is to persuade them to act now and act with our clients rather than the competition.
Is it a bad thing that many websites are looking the same? Or are we seeing a maturing of our design patterns and improving of the user experience.
Chris Scott has shared some thoughts on how we can most effectively present data.
Prototyping website redesigns is a smart move on many levels. But I am not convinced traditional agile is always up to the task.
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Why do web designers insist that print designers shouldn’t design for the web? Yes there are differences but doing both is far from impossible.
Have you ever wondered why you encounter so many bad user interfaces everyday? The answer is not as straightforward as you might think.
The BBC are currently trialling an evolution of their news website. There are some interesting lessons to learn from this new beta site.
There has been a lot of finger pointing at frameworks such as Bootstrap for an apparent depreciation in design standards lately. But, I think that Agile methodologies have something to answer for as well.
Over the last couple of years I’ve heard many people bemoan the fact that a lot of websites “are all starting to look the same”. There’s a certain amount of truth in this.
We have all known the pain of a client interfering in the design process. But it doesn’t need to be that way.
Social media buttons are ineffective, damage site performance and distract from primary actions. Fortunately there is a better way.
As part of a new series on the Headscape team, I would like to introduce you to Ed Merritt. I am sure he will inspire you as much as he does me.
I am fed up with hearing web designers moan about their clients. The problem is nobody has taught us how best to work with clients. We just make it up as we go along.
When most of us think about design we focus on aesthetics. But as any designer will tell you, aesthetics shouldn’t be your primary concern.
Without a doubt Agile is a great way of working, but it can be challenging from a user experience perspective. Fortunately there might be a way to make things better.
Do you need to hire a web agency to build you a website? Or do you need help creating a pattern library and design framework?
Media queries make a website respond to the viewport. But what if we could make site components respond to their container?
People often spend too much time on cutting edge technology or ‘clever’ marketing campaigns, when basic things like legibility are not in place.
Designing for the web can be challenging when things change so fast. Fortunately, whether it is 1994 of 2014 some principles never change.