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The Return of New Adventures

It’s the Saturday morning following the New Adventures conference in Nottingham. I’m sat in a local community centre, in an open area between the library and the café, whilst one of my boys is upstairs taking part in a wonderful yoga class for children. But my mind is still racing. I could perhaps do with a bit of meditative yoga myself. I feel inspired, refreshed, and full of ideas and drive. But this isn’t the...

On Creating Design Principles

First up, we should get one thing straight. There are vast numbers of people far more well-versed in design principles and practise than I, a web developer who fell into design just because he began to care a...

Compromise: Balancing Project Needs with Internal Ideals

There are certain ideals that, as a designer, you strive for. For me, working with my focus firmly on the field of User Experience, it is to put the user at the heart of our design and decision...

How to Make the Web Better

A small change from Google shows why URL Design is important

My love/hate relationship with recruitment for the web

Farewell, web safe fonts

A good workman never blames his tools

How to scare thousands of people in the shortest time possible

CSS Resetting, Responsibilities and Respect

My single good example of a QR code experience

The Multiple <nav> Conundrum

The human element of accessibility

Wot I Learned from Dan Eden at Hey!Stac

What I mean by responsive design

Are fixed headers a waste of space?

What JavaScript is really for

Save The Orphans

Typography, Context and The Desktop

The worrying state of our knowledge on accessibility

Learning to let go of your work

A misconception of the em

What's going on in my funny mind

Why do our old processes have to die?

The importance of planning in our design process

The Parallax Effect

Second Wednesday - Wot I Learned

How do you use music when designing or developing?

Prototyping and Wireframing - is there still room for both?

Indenting your code - how do you standardise?

MK Geek Night #1 – Wot I Learned (Part 3)

MK Geek Night #1 - Wot I Learned (Part 2)

MK Geek Night #1 - Wot I Learned (Part 1)

Do you order your CSS properties alphabetically?

The Grand Opening