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On the importance of attending a web conference

New Adventures in Web Design, Nottingham, 2011

Last week I attended the first ever New Adventures in Web Design conference, organised by Simon Collison and held in Nottingham. It was excellent, both in organisation (well done Simon and thank you) and inspiring talks. But for me it underlined again the importance of attending web conferences: it inspires you, it spurs you on, […]

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Web directions @media

Web Directions @media, London, 2010

Another month, another web conference … (but that is it for the rest of the year – I learned so much, I will now put all of it into practice). This time it was the Web Directions @media conference held in London on the 10th and 11th of June and I have written another summary: […]

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The Future of Web Design 2010

Future of Web Design, London, 2009

Another year, another Future of Web Design conference in London.  This year the event was spread over two days, with two tracks as well, so lots of speakers, lots to learn, lots to take away. I have heard and seen so much that I am just going to summerize it: Websites don’t need to be […]

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Handcrafted Bulletproof CSS

Last month I attended another excellent Carsonified workshop: Handcrafted Bulletproof CSS with Dan Cederholm and Ethan Marcotte. It’s difficult to use any other words to describe the workshop than excellent, brilliant, fantastic and enriching, because only those will do. It makes a huge difference to hear an author talk about his work rather than when […]

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Mobile version of this site

Mobify screenshot of this website

I finally got round to creating a mobile version of this website. I can’t take all the credit for it, because I used Mobify.me to help me out. Mobify.me is a free service which helps you design your mobile site by allowing you to pick and choose which bits you want to appear on your mobile […]

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The Earth for Dinner

The Earth for Dinner

The Earth for Dinner is a Flash animation about the Large Hadron Collider at Cern, near Geneva. I made it for my final year Degree Show (BA Web Design and Multimedia). I could tell you all sorts of things about the LHC, but it will be quicker if you just watch the animation. Oh, and […]

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