It wasn't long ago that the new web industry buzzword began floating around, Responsive Design. The idea as you may gather is to respond to something. But, actually it needs a little more explanation. As Mark Boulton points out in these two tweets. Please, please can we please stop calling mobile web sites – designed for particular devices –'responsive web design'. They're … [Read more...] about Responsive Web Design – What is it?
Last week I posted about Website Design and SEO being hand in hand, the perfect match making the perfect website. The guys over at @roi_media posted this great infographic. It does a good job of showing the workings of the perfect website in it's simplest form today. If you enjoy the infographic do hit tweet and let the guys and girls at ROI Media know :) < p … [Read more...] about The Anatomy of a Perfect Website
One of the most common questions I ask is why I have used a certain colour for a certain logo of certain part of a design. The answer can be as simple as " its what your style guide says i MUST do" but thankfully it's more often the start of a communication that can take a good cup of coffee! Colour's evoke emotions, most of them you will know consciously, some not so. The … [Read more...] about The Psychology of Color in Design
Working as a web designer and an SEO consultant one of my hobbies as been to try and educate other web designers and SEO's that optimisation and design do go hand in hand. This was a topic covered in a post over 2 years ago by Aaron Irizarry (@aaroni268) called Hand in Hand - design for optimisation. In that post Aaron mentions 3 key points; designing for content, building a … [Read more...] about SEO for Web Design