Design reflection and industry commentary over the years.
What is one of the quickest, easiest and most dependable ways of ensuring legible type online?
A simple question to ask yourself, or your brand designer, when embarking on a brand update.
Preparing this website for light and dark modes surfaced what accessible brands and interfaces need to — more seriously — consider.
You’ve ran out of passion! You haven’t enough energy for this anymore. Can you keep up with the new blood?
For someone like me, it’s relatively easy to experiment with clothes, without facing much scrutiny. For many others, the lack of professional' dressing options can mean oppression and subjugation.
My contribution to Geek Mental Help Week 2015. An event encouraging conversation around the fact that so many people working in the creative and tech industries are living with mental health difficulties. Often in silence.
The Northern User Experience community finds a home in Liverpool.
Adapting to digital requires open-mindedness, initiative and energy. It requires a bit of a culture shift.
Inspired by a trip to IKEA, I wonder if our senses deserve a rest.
Design Systems are a valuable tool and resource, encouraging design quality, consistency and understanding. They help us focus on incremental updates – no more expensive visual overhauls, providing a massive head start to future ventures and projects.
44 million people were estimated to be living with dementia in 2013. That is expected to rise to 75 million by 2030. How can we help?
It's easy to boast of best practice web design/development techniques - but what does it actually mean?
In this time of reflection, adjustment and hardship, we’re reminded how digital can connect us. It can help maintain and improve our lives.
When it’s used well.
As a designer, some of the best feedback I ever received was “that’s shit!”.
2014 was the first year where browsing figures for mobile devices superseded those of desktop computers. What was my place in all this?
What did design mean to me back then?