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Maximising usability testing

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Usability testing is a technique used to measure how well a product meets its intended purpose. In the website world, this means how easily a website or app can be used by an average person and that can lead to higher conversion rates. Like any testing of this sort, various factors come into play.  Read more

Creating the visual hierarchy

Sunday, March 17, 2013

A visual hierarchy is the system by which the relative importance of individual design elements on a website or printed document design is made clear to the reader.    Read more

Designing for mobile and desktop interfaces

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Responsive Web Design’ (RWD) is a method of customising web interfaces for easy reading and navigation across a range of devices, all of which are served from the same website, negating the need to have a separate desktop and mobile web design Read more

What makes a good typeface?

Saturday, February 23, 2013

There are so many typefaces available to choose from that selecting just one or two for your project can seem a daunting task. Here’s a quick round-up of what you need to consider.  Read more

Finding a web designer in Oxford

Friday, November 30, 2012

Your website is the first point of communication between you and your customers. Therefore the importance of a unique, creative web design in Oxford or any highly competitive city is essential to separate yourself from the competition.  Read more

Website white space

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

All web designs aim to communicate with the visitor. But crowding everything together is one way of making sure that information is not clear to anyone. With the use of white space and minimal web design, readers can find with they want easily, while you have control over what areas of a page grab the attention. Simplicity shouldn’t be underrated.   Read more

5 tips to strengthen your brand online

Monday, September 10, 2012

Having a strong brand image can help potential website customers to relate your name with an industry. When they need the services you provide, who is the first name that springs to mind? If it isn't you (quite yet) take a look at these 5 points.  Read more

Build interest with a Coming Soon page

Saturday, May 05, 2012

Holding pages, or coming soon pages don't have to be bland web templates that say nothing more than "Website coming soon!" Instead, they can be a useful marketing tool in the build-up to your web site launch.

Here's how to create a bit of hype and have people coming back to your web page even before your finished site goes live.   Read more

Creating website structure with fonts

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

The typography used in a good web design can really make it all come together, and give a touch of individuality.

The use of good type alongside suitable colours and images, can create a website structure which helps the reader to move across the page.   Read more

Great website thank you pages

Monday, June 27, 2011

Every web site contact form, sign up form or purchase usually results in some kind of thank you page. However, most businesses simply use the bland, default place holder.

Instead, start to use them more effectively. Make them a part of your web site user experience rather than a dead-end which give the visitor nowhere else to go.   Read more

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Web design trends in 2020

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Web design trends in 2020Web design has changed an awful lot over the years. Most people would assume that web design is as changeable as fashion design - a constant flux of styles and trends which are hot one second and not the next. But, one of the biggest overarching movements within web design has been the growing dominance of focusing on user feedback to guide design decisions.  Read more

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