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.
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.
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?
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.
Be careful that your tender process does not undermine the design of your website or mobile application.
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.
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.