Talking of Design

Blog shaped articles about design, web, illustration – & all the other stuff I do. Some of the stuff here could be moderately interesting / useful ...


1000

22/03/16 ★ SERVICES

The other day I completed and invoiced my 1000th freelance design job. I’m also in my 14th year as a freelancer web designer, illustrator, graphic designer, animator and such. I got me some staying po... more


The show must go on

01/05/15 ★ WEB DESIGN, WEB DEVELOPMENT

This is a bit of a smoke and mirrors way of dealing with FOUC (flash of unstyled content) on your website, while still getting the “Look Mum! I’ve got green on my Google page speed analysis check!” I c... more


Breathe life back into designing

28/04/15 ★ WEB DESIGN, ART

A post about how life drawing might be a helpful activity for the tired designer, and also how the problems of life drawing are similar to the problems faced by designers — web, print or other. Oh and ... more


Flat has some depth

07/04/14 ★ WEB DESIGN

A post in-which I discuss the fact that flat web design is more than a passing trend, and also some reasoning as to why it perhaps isn’t taken as seriously as it should. So we’re well into the new year... more


The best and only CSS framework you need

17/03/14 ★ WEB DESIGN

Is your own. Yes, I know has a faint whiff of link-bait, but that doesn’t stop it being true. This post has come about in-part from @csswizardry’s question: “Why don’t you use a CSS framework? What is w... more


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