WordPress Gutenberg: migrating your existing site
Reflections from my experience on the problems and solutions when migrating large quantities of content onto Gutenberg, the latest version of WordPress.
Influencer media kit: an experiment in graphic design
An experiment with Affinity Designer to create a media kit for an influencer. Includes a step-by-step walk through of the graphic design process.
Digital advertising continues to grow in 2018
UK digital advertising continues to grow in 2018. Mobile is the big winner, but which other channels are attracting advertising budgets?
Gloucester Cathedral : a rescued RAW image
An image of Gloucester Cathedral was heavily overexposed. With some work in Affinity Photo I managed to bring it back to life.
A personal perspective on design
Ask 10 designers what design means and you’ll get 10 answers. I’ll add number 11 with my own take on what design is to me.
Farewell, my Brutalist experiment
An experiment with Brutalist website design did not go as well as I intended. This is why I decided to ditch the fad and focus on content.
Beating dullness with a brutalist redesign
Exploration of designing a brutalist website. Includes sketches, thought processes and some observations on traditional web design.
A tale of two files (or how technical drawing saved me from mistakes in Sketch)
Version control in design extends beyond keeping files in a copy of Confluence. Correctly marking your Sketch files will save embarrassment and mistakes.
PPI claims advertising as dishonest as the day is long
Dishonesty is not a great way to start a relationship. So why the Claims Guys decide to use a London & Partners letter to promote their PPI service?
UX design on a budget: a guide for small business owners
If you don’t have a five figure budget for your UX design project don’t worry. There are ways a small business can benefit without breaking the bank.
The scourge of JQuery
The answer to every question shouldn’t be JQuery – not if you want fast loading pages and better coders. So let’s stop bloating our websites with it.