Category: UX Design

  • Why I am a Web Designer

    Why I am a Web Designer

    Recently I was asked ‘Why am I a Web Designer?’ I’ve been building websites for 15 years now… There must be a good reason why I do it. Part of me is an artist, and part of me is a technician. As an artist I work in several mediums: graphite, paint, clay, data, & pixels.…

  • WordCamp 2013 Responsive Design Usability Advice

    WordCamp 2013 Responsive Design Usability Advice

    I presented recently on Responsive Design Usability at WordCamp Victoria BC 2013, hosted at the University of Victoria. After designing the event-logo, tweaking the legacy-wordcamp-theme for mobile-friendliness, designing the event templates & integrating a handful of schedule revisions, & creating my presentation… I thought I should make the most of my efforts and chronicle both…

  • Digital Graphic Optimization Techniques

    Digital Graphic Optimization Techniques

    Several file-types are used for web graphic optimization. Each of these file-types (.jpg or .gif for example) has a different way of compressing the graphical data. Tiff type files are non-lossy, they do not compress the graphical-data in any drastic way. Non-lossy or lossless-compression is seldom used in web design because the un-compressed images take…