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Launching xheight

As most people know I don’t do things by half and taking on ambitious projects is generally how I role these days. (Not Sunday though, I refused to take things serious on Sunday.) Last week I launched xheight.dbushell.com as a blog for many more designers than just myself to discuss the theory of design from experience […]

Three Months In

I find it hard to believe we’re already (ok, almost) in April. 2011 in web design for me has kicked off with a BOOM! If I do say so myself. I’m no longer interested in just designing websites for clients and clients’ clients. I’m doing all that, and I’m pushing it further; looking for opportunities to use […]

Designing MyLifeListed

Today I’m excited to see MyLifeListed launch! We’ve been very busy at Base Creative designing & developing the site. We’re glad to be part of such an exciting project. See for yourself: I’m going to write a more in-depth article on the design process of MyLifeListed but since this is probably my favourite design project to date, here’s a […]

What does Design mean to you?

I write a lot about my experiences as a professional Web Designer. Writing helps shape my understanding. Sometimes I’ll start writing on a topic only to realise I know less than I thought I did. What fascinates me more though is reading what other designers have to say. For that reason I’m planning to launch a new blog […]

Inspire me now!

There are many things that inspire me – some I’d be embarrassed to admit! – but a combination of graphics, typography and a great quotation is certain to be a winner. I’ve never really been a quote type of person though, because my memory isn’t geared to remembering that sort of stuff.  I even set up a […]

In Search of the Perfect CAPTCHA

I’ve been on quite the journey over the last few weeks… …searching for the perfect CAPTCHA! You can read my findings over at Smashing Magazine – big thanks to the team for their support and guidance in writing this article – I’m still immensly honoured! It’s also been quite an eye-opener to the issues of accessibility. That’s something I’m […]

Is it Time to Realign?

Every so often I get the designers itch, Obviously, I’m referring to the need to redesign my whole website and personal identity. After realising how much time that would take (a lot) and how much time I have (none) I opt for a realign to fix some short comings of the old version. It also allows me […]