The importance of website usability

The importance of website usability

Website usability is the focus on the ease of use of a website. This can include the presentation of concise and relevant information to the subject of the website. The strategic placement of items in appropriate areas within the website is considered too. Perhaps...
Designer to Record Producer ..and back again!

Designer to Record Producer ..and back again!

After gaining notoriety in Ibiza as a trusted and effective designer for the nightclub and nightlife industry, I was asked by a collection of club promoters to help them launch this start up Business..BOHO NIGHTCLUB. We were tasked with not only creating the logo for...
Microsoft Paint Ditched from Windows 10 Update

Microsoft Paint Ditched from Windows 10 Update

Microsoft Paint to be discontinued from next Windows update After 32 years, Microsoft Paint is set to disappear from future Windows installations. The next update will see MS Paint replaced by Paint 3D. It has appeared on Windows since the very first version of the...
What is Brutalist Web Design All About?

What is Brutalist Web Design All About?

How Brutalist web design challenges the norms of conventional web design If you remember our Ten Web Design and Development Fails blog post, our last paragraph mentioned Ling Valentine’s Ling’s Car Hire website. We said how it had broken many web design rules, yet...
Graphic Standards: You Can’t Stop The Classics

Graphic Standards: You Can’t Stop The Classics

How the old graphic standards are making a comeback Sometimes, the greatest designs are the simplest yet most effective. This is especially true with the Design Research Unit’s graphics for British Rail in 1966. Most of their design language is still in use, though...
HSBC Plans to Redesign Its Bank Cards

HSBC Plans to Redesign Its Bank Cards

New unified design proposed for HSBC’s bank cards across its 30 countries HSBC could be onto something with their latest announcement. The multinational retail banking giant are going to redesign their bank cards. Across the thirty countries it serves, the Hong...
Typography: Stuck for Suitable Typefaces?

Typography: Stuck for Suitable Typefaces?

How to choose suitable typography for web and print based projects It takes a bit of nous to choose a different typeface to the first one you see. By default, we set our standard body text to Times New Roman, Calibri or (gulp!) Comic Sans MS. After a bit of soul...