Redesign often!

How often should you redesign your website? Probably not as often as you’d like. There are lots of constraints to consider, after all, since time, energy, and money are all precious commodities not everyone is willing to part with on a frequent basis. A redesign seems to be a whole new project on its own, […]

Current design trends

A rationale for current design trends: an eye for detail, quality, and good taste

In the recent Smashing Magazine feature,┬áSymptoms Of An Epidemic: Web Design Trends, Mr. Brunborg lists the popular design techniques and elements that has hit the community these past few years as the replacement the glossy, glassy gradients of the “Web 2.0 look”. It’s realism and skeumorphism meets textured and traditional. Get your bingo cards ready […]

Design matters.

Last Sunday, John Naughton published an article on The Guardian proclaiming “Graphic designers are ruining the web”, blaming highly aesthetic websites as the sole cause of slow and bloated webpages. If you’re like me and have at least an elementary working knowledge of SEO and linkbuilding, you know this tactic falls right under the term […]