May 4, 2013 in Design Process

Web Page Design Width 2013, and the Device Landscape

Recently a junior web designer asked me “how wide should my web design be”? I said “it’s 2013, it should be as wide as the device”. The Designer looked puzzled and my answer was not useful.

We used to be able to design to 960 or 1000 px (pixels) width, but this is no longer the case. The device landscape has changed.

There are now (2013), a myriad of web browsers that we need to consider; Google Chrome has the market share of web usage with 50%, ¬†followed by Mozilla Firefox with 28%, Internet Explorer 13%, and Apple’s Safari about 4%. ¬†These browsers are typically being used on laptops and desktops with a screen resolution of higher than 1024 x 768px, according to W3C Schools.

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July 24, 2009 in Design Process, Misc, Web Design News

February 2, 2009 in Design Process, Misc

Basecamp Changed My Design Process

basecamp-design-processThe last few months I have been experimenting with Basecamp Project Management and how it can help with my work flow, my findings; its changed my design process forever, improving communication with my clients and allowing me to easily run multiple design projects.

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January 22, 2009 in Design Process, Misc

Web Design Process Overview

I thought it may be interesting to some designers to learn how I undertake a typical web design project, all my projects follow a methodology. This methodology is a step by step guide that I have created to produce a successful website, my process is split into 4 linear steps:

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November 10, 2008 in Design Process, Misc

Logo Design, the Basics

logo-design-fcopOne of the hardest parts of graphic design whilst creating a website is the logo design, its often very hard to create an image that truly represents a company and its branding, but if we keep in our minds eye certain principles of logo design you can normally create a suitable mark.

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August 19, 2008 in Design Process, Misc

Web Design: Getting Paid

moneyI know of a few designers whom have been ripped off by some client whom has received a service and have simply refused to pay. I want to share my method of payment for Web design services I undertake, its simple, requires few steps and never fails, well not yet anyway.
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