I saw this post today and immediately wanted to collate my own list. So here are my top 5 games of all time:
Monthly Archives: June 2011
Don’t just consume, create!
It’s a believe I have had for a while now, which it seems is widely shared. I read this post today by Jim Mitchem called “Consumption vs Creation” which echoes my belief:
In the end, you are what you consume. And if you’re not doing your share of creating, you’re like a vegetable soaking up the sun in preparation of one day being harvested. By advertisers.
Don’t think, Feel!
Fellow designer at HigherSites and Creative Director, Tom Wittlin recently launched his online personal site Take the Flight and the copy really struck a cord with me, as it is always something I have believed in to:
It’s about what feels right… design was always something I felt I wanted to do.
To this day I tend to go with what feels right, as opposed to going with current trends, especially within design.
There is a lot to be said for going with your gut instinct, although having reasons to back up your decisions always help when you are showing a client, because when they say ‘it doesn’t feel right’ it usually means back to the drawing board for you!
Featured in .net magazine #217
I was really proud to be featured in this months edition of .net magazine. As it is the world’s best-selling magazine for web designers and developers, to be a part of the magazine was a privilege and an honour.
Not wanting to dignify this hack-of-a-theme as a redesign, it it, of sorts.
With a predicted increase in traffic soon-ish the objective to make the content a little more legible (than black-on-red) and to actually display some of my work, which for the meantime means hooking in a Dribbble gallery thing.
But as my sole presence on the way, it by no means reflected myself as a designer (and sometimes developer).
Work has begun on the new site, which you’ll probably see on dribbble in the near future.