Experience Design

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An interesting use of typography on the web

15 April 2009 | Alex Christie

April’s XD blog theme is: ‘An interesting use of typography on the web’. The website that I have chosen is: crowleywebb.com The reason why I have chosen this website is because despite being mainly text-based [...]

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How reading leads to better blogging

24 March 2009 | Annie Wakefield

Some people are hopeless writers and no matter how hard they try they’ll never write anything without confusing their readers. There are many people like this, so if you feel you are one of them, [...]

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To title or not to title and the misuse of the alt tag

20 March 2009 | Alex Christie

The tooltip like feature that most people are used to seeing when hovering their cursor over a text link, is commonly misunderstood as being due to a link having an 'alt' tag. It is true [...]

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Which website would you most like to redesign?

17 March 2009 | Sarah Graveling

http://thecookskitchen.com/ There are many reasons why I would like to redesign this site and the main reason is because apart from the way the site looks, fundamentally it's a good site. They have a broad [...]

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Which under performing website would you most like to redesign?

16 March 2009 | Alex Christie

The site that I would redesign is soundslive.co.uk. Having looked and used this website site, it is really difficult to read the product categories on the left navigation. The last time I used the site [...]

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Which under performing website would you most like to redesign?

9 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Richard’s kitchen nightmare My chosen under performing website that I’d like to redesign is the DIY store Wickes. I have recently been trying to tart-up my kitchen and so I trawled the web for some [...]

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My first website…the final installment

3 March 2009 | Alex Christie

My BA is in psychology, so it is not surprising that the job that I had at the time that I built my first website was in an unrelated industry. I was working for the [...]

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My first website…

20 February 2009 | Alex Christie

My first ever website – as with a lot of younger web designers – was built in dreamweaver. My first attempts at building a website involved using tables and frames. I would create separate frames [...]

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My first website…

13 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Was made in around ’96 for The Perfect Propaganda Company, the project was as a disaster in many ways but one that I learnt priceless lessons from. Perfect Propaganda, a start-up media agency, was the [...]

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A tweet from the Queen?

13 February 2009 | Annie Wakefield

Not likely, and perhaps a royal blog is also out of the question, but for those wishing for a touch of majesty, or a sneak peek into the private lives of the British Royal Family, [...]