• The Truth about Web Design Trends

    • Tom Kenny

    This is a loving rant, designed to help you rather than just a way to let off steam, although it’s good for that as well! You see, I have a problem with design trends. They’re the biggest thing web designers waste time on. I tweeted as much a little while ago but now I want […]

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  • Design to Delight

    • Tom Kenny

    What do people want from web designers? Generally, help to sell more of their product or service through a website. Good business owners know they need to create meaningful relationships with their customers and to help do this for them, we have to assist in delivering value to their customers, build trust and create an […]

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  • 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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