Natural background images

There’s some great resources around like SubtlePatterns for getting background images to use for websites and ui backgrounds. However, quite often they still have a repeating pattern or generated feel that you don’t always want. Sometimes you want a more organic...

Ssshhh, we redesigned the website

“WHAT’S THAT?  YOU REDESIGNED THE WEBSITE!” Well, it’s been a long time coming. I mean we had a slidery carouselly thing for years, and it had silly little handles on the ends. Well that’s gone for a start. The problem is when...

The fruits of UX Cambridge

I like to think about stuff. My problem is that some of the hardest stuff to think about is trying to decide what stuff to think about in the first place. I guess that’s not unusual – one percent inspiration and all that… But once I do get those first...

Insert job title here

If you’re a UX designer who codes, you might read Leisa Reichelt on whether UX Developer is really a thing, and also Andy Budd’s response that UX Developer is a misleading and potentially damaging job title. Who’s right. Who’s wrong. Does it...

UX Cambridge 2013 – Reviewed, and An Apology

Last week was UX Cambridge 2013, mark three. I don’t know if three years is enough to establish a conference, but If I didn’t know, I’d never have guessed it was only in it’s third year. The whole event in the lovely grounds of Churchill...