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Google Scribe evolves from Google doodles

The mystery around Google Doodle deepens. Today we are faced with a blank grey silhouette of its famous colourful logo. However once a user starts typing in to the search box, the logo letters return to their full colour one by one………. Today’s doodle follows yesterdays interactive doodle, which used a collection of coloured balls bounce around the screen in…

Choosing a website designer

Making the right choice If you are looking for a website designer the first question is “Where do I find one?” Most people will either use a Google search to find a web design company, Yellow Pages, Word of mouth or follow a link direct from a website to a web design company. Any of these are a good way…

Why I choose Dreamweaver

OK as a web designer, you might expect me to use Dreamweaver, and as a web developer, you might expect me to hand code. However, I think Dreamweaver is a by far the best tool for combining the two. This article is not an advert for Dreamweaver, Adobe are not paying me (I wish) it is merely an explanation as…

A few points for a website designer

Which tools work best for website designers? Adobe, after taking over Macromedia have all the software packages required for web designers. Photoshop is probably the very first Adobe product I ever used and probably one of the most used in the industry. Photoshop can easily and effectively create a beautiful graphic design for use within a website I am about…

Inspiration for Website Designers

Where do website designers gather their inspiratoin? Finding Inspiration From Environment How can a website designer gain inspiration if they are stuck infront of a computer screen? The slide show above from Nick La demonstrates how he gains inspiration from his environment. I have spoken to many designers who gain inspiration from going out for a walk, it may be…

Website designer or web developer – What is the difference?

Web developers describe designers as people who like to play around with coloured pencils and web designers call developers ‘geeks’! In short, a web designer makes a page look graphically pleasing to the eye and a web developer makes it work. Usually these are described as two seperate job titles however in reality they both need to work together. Imagine you have a…

Website design cost

Every week, I get emails and telephone calls from potential clients who all ask the same question How much does website design cost? There is no fixed answer to this question. The analogy I am going to use is a car. It is similar to emailing or telephoning you local car dealer and asking for the price of a car.…