Style guides are becoming more part of our working process here at Nomensa. In fact it’s now very difficult to design a website without the rigour of cataloguing the system in some form of a guide. There are lots of different forms of guidelines which exist for different purposes. Here’s a quick look at some different types.
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Interact London 2016 - Call for speakers
Applications are now open to those wishing to speak and host workshops at Interact London 2016.
Collaborate Bristol 2015: Jazzing up your collaboration
On 13 November, 200 of the finest digital minds in the South West descended on Bristol's iconic Arnolfini for a day of talks delivered by some of the leading minds from the UK and USA's creative industries. As a relatively new employee here at Nomensa and someone who is always eager to further my knowledge, I went along to see what all the fuss was about...
Design Principles at the Cinema: a UX Consultant's tale
As a UX consultant I often find it difficult to avoid or ignore poor design, particularly in the digital world. One rather damp weekend back in August I was taken to the cinema to watch the Pixar film Inside Out. On arrival, none of the traditional ticket windows were manned leaving me in the hands of the self-service ticket machines. The resulting experience led me to conclude that the designer(s) failed to adhere to some of the most basic design principles, as I will now demonstrate.
Guest Blog: Happier Hippos - a design solution that is already in your head | by Pete Trainor
- 13th August 2015
Wow - What an incredible gift it is to be able to speak at the British Museum at such a momentous date on the Design calendar. Honestly, I'm like a child.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton once famously said "I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder"... A couple of the design principles that make for Happier Hippos (don't worry, you'll be in on the Hippo secret once you've heard my talk) - Thanks and Gratitude.
The Art of Visual Story-telling
With the wealth of visual media around us today, there’s strong evidence to suggest that the visual articulation of the ‘art of story-telling’ never really went away. Tim Blass explains...
Guest Blog: Gone responsive? Great! You’re halfway there. | by Jan Fagernas
- 22nd June 2015
With the world so in love with their mobile devices, the discipline of responsive design has taken centre stage. But, as you may have guessed from the title of this post, simply responsifying (is that a word?) may not be enough. We need to think about the user’s context.
10 reasons why you shouldn't come to Interact London
Thinking about coming to Interact London this year? I'd be wary if I were you. Here's 10 reasons you should stay well away (or not)...
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