• Design by Writing

    • Tom Kenny

    Writing is one of the most overlooked skills by designers. I can understand why as it isn’t immediately obvious how much it can help, so my job in this week’s article is to show you how it can assist you in your design work.

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  • Experiment, Experiment, Experiment

    • Tom Kenny

    Sometimes design ideas come easy, usually accompanied by the feeling of being on top of the world but this isn’t always the case. Far from it. If you can form great design ideas quickly and easily every single time, I would love to know your secret! What happens when we don’t knock it out of […]

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  • The Overnight Design Test

    • Tom Kenny

    Are you struggling with a design but you know there’s some promise to it? Or are you so confident with a design you’re creating that you almost have the feeling it’s going too well? The overnight design test is for you.

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  • Aura: A Free Theme for Ghost

    • Tom Kenny

    If you’ve been living under a rock lately you will have missed the launch of the new blogging platform, Ghost. I got in early by backing it on Kickstarter but I didn’t get a chance to look at creating a theme for it until a couple of days ago.

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  • The Speed Mentality

    • Tom Kenny

    In my experience of working in the web design industry, one thing has really bothered me over the years. I like to call it the speed mentality.

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  • Photoshop Blend Modes in CSS from The Adobe WebKit Team

    • Tom Kenny

    The Adobe WebKit team have just published their work on implementing blend modes in CSS. First of all, I didn’t know Adobe have a WebKit team. Adobe really seem to be committed to contributing to the open web nowadays, which is fantastic. Second, CSS blend modes is something I’ve wanted for a while so it’s […]

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