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Archive for November, 2011

What I thought of computers: then… and now

Written by ajdf on November 26th, 2011 3:08 pm Comment
Posted in Personal Observations

What I think about computers... illustration

This morning I was listening to music on SoundCloud ( I love that site )… and reading some news. It suddenly struck me just how much computers have become a part of my life and inspired me to make this little diagram about how much my thoughts on computers have changed since those early days. […]


This is my web design process

Written by ajdf on November 21st, 2011 2:27 pm Comment
Posted in General Design, Personal Observations

Illustration showing a slightly tongue-in-cheek version of a client meeting

After years of practice I have honed my process to one which seems to work well. This is because it ensures clear communications with the client and reduces the risk of going down the wrong roads by involving them in the process. This process does vary from project to project but this is certainly a […]


UX Design vs UI Design – What is it all about?

Written by ajdf on November 5th, 2011 2:10 pm Comment
Posted in General Design, Web Design


You see the terms ‘UX Design / UI Design’ dropped around the web design universe like they are some kind of mysteriously interdependent dual-pronged torpedo in the armour of every web project team. UX Design means ‘User eXperience Design’ and UI Design means ‘User Interface Design’. That’s the easy bit. You could be forgiven for […]