Let’s Talk Accessibility

Accessibility has become a bit more of a buzzword lately, and that’s a good thing; this renewed focus on ensuring digital products and services are accessible benefits everyone. Thankfully designing and coding an accessible digital application is easy, as long as you approach it in the right way. So let’s talk about how.

“But isn’t accessibility just for disabled people?”…

Posted: March 30th, 2018
Categories: web, design, code, tech

Smartphones Galore

In the past couple of years, phone manufacturers have been more readily toying with the idea of creating affordable smartphones. This used to mean that some fairly major compromises had to be made, but every now and again, a company proves that that no longer has to be the case.

This newly emerging trend of affordable high-end devices was started,…

Posted: August 26th, 2015
Categories: web, mobile, tech

Dependencies Dependency - Development

As I mentioned in my last post, I use a lot of article aggregators to help me to keep up to date with web design and development trends and tools. Most of the articles that come up include example UI kits, discussions around development challenges in a certain area, or perhaps discussions around newer HTML technologies or suggestions, such as…

Posted: July 19th, 2015
Categories: web, design, code

Dependencies Dependency - Design

I make a discerning effort to keep up to date with the latest front end tools and frameworks - I check article aggregators regularly, such as muzli and codrops, get involved in many code discussions, and even find myself delving into the browser development discussions to see what features are coming next.

But when it comes…

Posted: July 16th, 2015
Categories: web, design, code

New Site, New CMS

So, I redesigned my site. A fresh lick of paint is always good. Somewhere along the line, I somehow ended up thinking: while I’m at it, why not throw in a new domain name, and a new CMS as well? Everyone likes a challenge!

The Redesign

My site’s updated design isn’t anything drastic. It’s brighter, has better use of negative space, updated…

Posted: November 26th, 2014
Categories: web