A Guide To User Personas

The following guest post about user personas is from Ayesha Ambreen.

Continue reading

Review—The Elements Of Logo Design: Design Thinking, Branding, and Making Marks

It’s all too easy to get locked into seeing things a certain way and to get stuck thinking that way is the only one, even when the evidence suggests another course might make more sense. I think you’d agree it’s better to be open to more than one possibility, especially when it comes to anything with a creative component.

Continue reading

A Renewed Passion For Design And Development

At the close of last week’s post I mentioned that working on a new site for myself has reinvigorated a little of the old passion for design and development. While I was very hesitant to start working on the site again, I’ve had a lot more fun than I expected since I’ve been writing code.

Continue reading

The Growing Complexity Of Developing Websites and the Growing Ease Of Using Site Builders

Last week I talked about how I’ve been stalling and stalling and stalling when it comes to building a new site about writing and creativity. I also told you how the time had finally come where I couldn’t avoid it anymore and I’ve been surprised to find I’m enjoying myself more than expected.

Continue reading

Review—About Design: Insights and Provocations for Graphic Design Enthusiasts

I often talk about the importance of context and how it helps set the tone for everything that follows. It also helps you integrate new understanding of specific details into a greater whole. When I approach a new subject, I like to start with a general overview in order to provide context for the rest of my learning. This method of study helps me see new material through an established perspective and it helps me form a point of view about the subject.

Continue reading