So, I was reading this article from Happy Cog and it struck a chord with me as regards systems for design. Whenever I start a web design project, I’m looking for elements from previous projects that can be re-used in planning the new project. I might lift an HTML code base from one, a set … Read More
So, this was just what I needed right when I was looking for it. A flexible jquery based image slider. I’m converting a few of my old client sites to a responsive web layout using all the tips and tricks found in my shiny new copy of Responsive Web Design. Now, if there’s one thing … Read More
It’s a great looking event – although, for me, it seems to have moved away from the direct relevance of my day to day to a more abstract view on digital product design. That’s okay – but maybe not for me this year – there are other demands on my conference time this year! BUT … Read More
A newly updated guide to CSS support in email clients – from Campaign Monitor … and if they don’t know what works and what doesn’t, heaven help the rest of us. Guide to CSS support in email clients This guide is really helpful but it’s also incredibly depressing. Take a look down the column for … Read More
I like to think that I buy books from A Book Apart because they’ll further my expertise and knowledge as a web designer. But you and I both know that it’s because they look gorgeous – and I want the whole set on my shelf. The latest is no exception … and it’s coming.
Here’s a few things I found this morning … first off, Front End 2011 has a beautiful looking website. I doubt I’ll be in Oslo this fall, but I wish I was … break out your Norwegian Kroner – it costs about £600 I think. Last years event featured a good line up (the 2 … Read More
Ah – now this is a useful Coda clip … anyone using Coda to write their email marketing newsletter code can download this clip from Campaign Monitor and pull in a bunch of pre-approved code blocks, like tables with bg images, facebook share links, etc. Nicely done.
Have just placed my order for Andy Clarke’s Hard Boiled Web Design … and while I think that they could keep shipping costs for Northern Ireland the same as those for England (Grrr …
Yeah well, when you’re on a roll, you’re on a roll … the relaunched Shutter Plus website went live recently and now it too features in CSSMania. Quite a week for one’s ego.
People will tell you that recognition in design galleries is pure ego, that it doesn’t matter, that they do their work for the satisfaction of their clients, and that if the client is happy, they’re happy. And they’re right – up to a point. Nobody minds a bit of public recognition – and me, well, … Read More