Using Squarespace for Ecommerce Review


As my followers are probably aware, I am a big fan of Squarespace and it accounts for over 50% of all of my web designs for clients. I still feel that Squarespace is best suited to brochure style websites but it does have a feature for eCommerce which we are going to have a look at. Continue reading

Google rolling out Material Design web-wide


Since 2014, Google has been redesigning its apps and services according to its own Material Design principles. Yesterday it announced on its design blog that an upcoming release of its Chrome browser (version 49.2) will adopt Material Design as its default rendering. Critically the new version of Chrome—dubbed Chrome MD—will override site-defined CSS in deference…

via Google rolling out Material Design web-wide — Webdesigner Depot

Essential design trends, March 2016

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One of the great things about looking at trends each month is catching a glimpse of what designers are experimenting with. In particular, you start to see a distinct crossover of elements that you might have missed at first glance.

That exact thing happened with this month’s collection. Note all the yellow and gold tones. Even in picking out examples of great work for other trends, websites with these hues kept creeping in.

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Is There a Link Between Self Employment & Insomnia?


It’s a genuine question that I am investigating!

I am sat writing this blog post at 4am after around one and a half hours sleep which seems to be normal for me at the moment. Admittedly, I may doze off at around 6pm for an hour tonight but these habits seem to have become prominent since starting my own web design business. Continue reading

Which Social Media Platform to Use for Your Business


More and more platforms are being introduced to the market and it is hard to know which platform to use to get the best engagement for your business. I have looked at statistics and used my own experience to bring together a collection of statistics to help you choose which is the best platform for your business.

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