How to Name an App or Brand – a writer’s advice
When naming your product, app or business, we know that short and snappy is best. But what next? How do you narrow down your options to something that’s not just easy to say and iconise but gives the right feeling?
Three sites for UI patterns design inspiration
Making sure you’re following UI patterns can be tricky, and Dribbble can only take you so far. So where can we find real world tech-based examples for inspiration instead?
‘joy & dread in the wildness of words’ – Scottish writer Ophelia Po talks about her first comic book ‘Blood Ties’
Drawing on her background as a classic literature student, and striking self-taught illustration skills, Ophelia Po has released her first venture into comic book creation with the Gothic gem ‘Blood Ties’. The comic touches upon themes close to home for many during the 2020 lockdown, including isolation and uncertainty. Today, Po talks being an artist […]
Google Docs: 3 reasons why it’s the best word processor out there for the modern user
Google Docs has a lot up against it. Microsoft Office, despite its high price tag, has held the monopoly over the word processing world for as long as I can remember. But with ‘working’ and ‘online’ now being more synonymous than ever, free online word processors are growing in popularity and challenging the status quo. […]
The Material Icons alternative to watch in 2020: css.gg
The Material Icons set from Google is possibly the most famous icon set on the web. It’s good, but it’s everywhere. So alternative icons are sometimes worth exploring. In this article we’ll explore my new favorite alternative icon set. Along with maybe the Font Awesome Icon set, the Material Icons set is the first well […]
How to: Pick the perfect website colours (a resource guide)
Picking website colours is something every designer struggles with. But there are some great resources out there to help. Here’s a curated list of excellent and easy-to-use sites that could prove invaluable to your next project. Happyhues.io Happyhues is one of my go-to websites when looking for a new colour palette. While its options are […]