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KISS – Keep It Simple, Stupid! – In Web Design Terms.

KISS – Keep It Simple, Stupid! – In Web Design Terms.

Right guys and girls, a quickie is here again and this time I am focussing on design, but more specifically, on designing something that is fit for the job it is meant to do. Well all know the saying, KISS – Keep it simple, stupid!

Every bit of design should do a job, and I’m sorry people, but that job is not to look pretty! Don’t get me wrong, it’s a bonus if something looks great, but what is much more important than that, is when a design hits a brief square on. Your design should do everything possible to make the user’s experience better.

Now some people will say “user experience designers do that, we just make it look pretty” – well sorry to say, that is horse-crap! If all you can do is make something look pretty, then you aren’t a designer for modern communications.

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The Social Network

The Social Network

Ok, ok, so I am a bit behind the times, only having just watched The Social Network, but if you are in my industry, and enjoy doing what I do, this movie can only want to make you go and create the next big thing.

Social networks have been done to death, they are a saturated market, there must be something out there that hasn’t been done yet and is ripe for the picking!

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Being Freelance Web Designer in Ahmedabad

Being Freelance Web Designer in Ahmedabad

I’ve been asked this question so many times in the last couple of months that I thought I would write a short blog post on it. That question was: “What is it like being a freelance web designer?” I am not sure what the right or wrong answer is to this, but I’ll give it a bash and try to be honest.

In short, it’s the best thing I have ever done. I was working for a company and I decided to take the plunge into running my own business. It was a really big decision, but in my heart I knew it was the best move for me.

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