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.
I am excited to announce the latest versions of both the Headscape and Boagworld sites. In this post I share some of the reasons behind the changes and why we felt they were needed.
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.
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.
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?