Art Direction And Design

What is art direction? Is it the trend from a few years back to give every blog post a different look? Not really. That was called art direction, but the trend wasn’t quite art direction, even if it did present different aesthetics to different sets of content.

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Cycles of Inspiration — How To Regain Passion For Your Work

What do you do when the passion for your work isn’t there? What do you do when you don’t like working on any of your ideas? When designing a website or writing an article is drudgery and the last thing in the world you want to do?

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Why Your Freelance Web Design Clients No Longer Need You And What You Can Do About It

At the start of the year I recorded a series of podcasts looking at what I think is a changing market for freelance design and development services. I wanted to revisit the idea today, because I think I may have left a false impression with the series.

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What Does It Really Mean To Design In The Browser?

What does it mean to design in the browser? You often hear the phrase connected to responsive design and I’ve talked about it myself a few times. What does it really mean though, and why do you see so many people push back against the idea of designing in a browser?

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Schedule Your Work Over Longer Time Frames To Get More Done

How do you plan the work you’ll do? Do you make a schedule every day? Week? Month? Maybe you’re happy figuring out what to work on over the next hour and as long as you have something in front of you, you’re fine.

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