• Learn More by Watching

    • Tom Kenny

    I hadn’t played football for about six months which was enough time for me to be “rusty” the next time I played. I can’t even remember why I hadn’t played for so long but during that time I watched more football I had ever watched in any six month period before. Somehow it was one […]

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  • 5 Web Design Tips You Probably Haven’t Heard Before

    • Tom Kenny

    Here on Inspect Element, I don’t want to just give you standard advice that you’ve heard before, although there is value in that. I still refresh myself on things I learnt years ago. Alongside that, hearing advice multiple times helps it settle in more as it takes 7 times to retain new information. Saying that, […]

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  • UX is Key to Branding

    • Tom Kenny

    In the last issue of Learn from Great Design, I mentioned that user experience is an important component of branding. I want to elaborate on that just to underline the importance. First of all, let’s look at what a brand is not. A brand is not just visual. There’s so much more to it than […]

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  • Bad Design is Everywhere: Take Inspiration from it and Improve

    • Tom Kenny

    Once I had enough experience of knowing what was good design, I started noticing just how prevalent bad design was. It’s everywhere, but for me, it can inspiring because it gives me more motivation to do better. Sometimes that isn’t too difficult as you will see in the examples in this article. Examples Let’s look […]

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  • 4 Effective Ways to Iterate Design Work

    • Tom Kenny

    Iterating design work is an important part of the process to produce better work. How many times has the first thing you designed been the best option? A few, but far from the majority. Your first design will almost certainly not be the best you can make it. Even if it does seem like you’ve […]

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  • The Why of Inspect Element

    • Tom Kenny

    When I first started Inspect Element, I was simply blogging about everything I learned and to be honest, it was mostly selfish. I had a terrible memory at the time and I knew if I wrote everything down it would be easier to remember and I could always reference it anytime I needed to. I […]

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