Small Business Revisited Improvements Report- Eddy Haynes

Original Site Analysis Overall, for the website’s original design, I was satisfied with establishing a clear brand identity with the logo, colours and engaging copy. I felt that the copy emphasised the benefits of visiting the physical shop, such as ‘smelling the fresh dough’ and being filled in on the local gossip, along with highlighting […]

CSS Custom Properties What are they, how can they be used and what are there key use cases? – By Eddy Haynes and Miri Jones

CSS custom properties, sometimes called variables or cascading variables contain specific values that allow coders to reuse them throughout the document. In this article, we discuss what they are, how they can be used with various methods, key use cases, uniqueness, and a summary of why they are worth including in your document. What They Are […]

UX and Me Article- by Eddy Haynes

In this article, I will describe how the principles of user experience design and the insights that I gained from the two workshops on user experience design and research will inform the development of my project. This is both in terms of the overall approach of user experience design and how it emphasises identifying and […]

Favourite Colour Schemes

Leica Very Simple Colour scheme, of red, black, and grey. It matches the colours of the Leica camera itself, with the more muted colour of black and grey allowing the iconic red of the Leica design. This minimalist approach to the colour design also ties in perfectly with the minimalism of the product itself. Colnago […]

Three Examples of Beautiful Web Typography

New York Times I really love the New York Times use of Typography. I think it manages, perfectly the transition from print to the web. It manages to imitate the sophistication of the print design, with the legibility of a reliable web font. For the Main ‘New York Times’ masthead they use nameplate traditional […]

The Importance of Structure

Workflow It is important to consider how a web page is structured in terms of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. It is useful to consider the web standards model “CSS Presentation, HTML structure, JavaScript behaviour.”  This helps both in an organizational sense in that it helps organize your workflow and what to focus on first when […]

Three Designed Objects

Object 1:  Zero Japan Ceramic Teapot with Strainer This is an apparently simple object I use nearly every day and has lots of useful and clever design touches which make it convenient and pleasurable to use. A little while ago, a friend introduced me to loose-leaf teas, and ever since I have gone through numerous […]