For anyone who’s interested, I keep an ongoing Flickr inspiration stream of websites I’ve found that, for one reason or another, I’ve found inspiring. You can find it here: Flickr inspiration.
This was a good event last year with Tim Van Damme, Mark Boulton, Wilson Miner and, of course, Eric Meyer speaking … this years event looks to be just as strong, and early bird tix have just gone on sale …
Andy Clarke is one of those web designers who lets it all hang out … in the nicest possible way. He often blogs about the process of his projects, which is always entertaining and informative … and here he wraps up his series of articles about the Canny Bill redesign. Nice work.
File this under genuinely exciting … I think. It’s not often I get excited about the release of a new browser – especially if it’s part of the Internet Explorer dysfunctional family – BUT – IE9 is starting to look promising – and it’s preview is available now They’re talking about HTML5, SVG support, and … Read More
This great post from Elliot Jay Stocks covers a number of points that I deal with on a few levels each week. To start off: I am a web designer who codes. I’m someone who enjoys the process of writing good, semantic code – loves the cleanliness of it, loves the craft, the constant learning, the … Read More
UPDATE: Thanks to a query on WordPress.org, this post is getting a bit of traction … so I wanted to point out that I now use something else entirely to style dropdowns. I use the Selectric plugin for jQuery. It’s super versatile, degrades nicely, and has some great styling options. Check it out! Ah – this … Read More
I must have put together dozens of email marketing templates in the past 6 months or so, and one thing that I nearly always forget to do until I come to test it is to make sure that everything contained with ‘style’ tags is actually included after the ‘body’ tag. The reason is simple: Google … Read More
Future of web design roadshow … coming to Belfast in September – and other places across the UK. But Belfast baby! NI is finally getting some good events – along with the Build Conference in November. So, run, don’t walk:
This from Paul Boag: 10 ways to put your content in front of more people, has been a real lightbulb moment for me – particularly this line: … when we focus so heavily on the performance of our website we miss a fundamental point – the aim is to expose users to our content not … Read More
Just a couple of little bits of housekeeping as much as anything … I launched a new site for my wife’s Physiotherapy Clinic the other week … nice and simple. Also, have just been featured on WebDesignIre.com – a CSS Gallery for Web Designers and Websites from Ireland and Northern Ireland … thanks guys! New … Read More