Agile web design and the agency model
Most organisations think in terms of web projects, but successful websites like GOV.UK are developed through ongoing iterative and agile development. How can we reconcile this difference in thinking ...
When Do We Get To The “Design” Stage?
Being a design consultancy, people often ask if we code the projects we design. My first response is a resounding yes— the vast majority of our engagements call for substantial ...
Kick Ass Cross-Platform Workflow With Grunt
My apologies for the vulgar title, but Grunt has me pretty excited these Days. I work on a Mac at home and on a Windows machine at work, this means ...
The process behind designing a website
Most clients have little idea of what exactly goes into designing a website. In this new series, I unpack the process we use at Headscape ...
Design Process: Pitching Creative Ideas to Clients
When they’re presenting creative work to a client, digital design agencies typically show three creative routes that fit the project brief. All these routes match the brief but push the ...
Pro Workflow in Laravel and Sublime Text
Not too long ago, I built a handful of generators for Laravel, which ease the process of various tasks. Today, thanks to help from Gaurav Narula, we’re turning things up ...
A More Flexible Workflow
Over the course of the last two years it’s become clear that our long-used linear design process wasn’t holding up so well. We had some lofty ideas for change, but ...
Breeze – a web-based project and task management tool
Organize and track everything. A simple tool for project management ...
3 ways to speed up your design process
In this post, I’ll provide three ways you can speed up your design process. These are tried and tested methods, as you will see in the examples below. We put ...
Design process: don’t let extreme views grind you down
We just came out of a season of arguing whether or not Flat Design is the answer to everything. We also heard proclamations that wireframes are dead, designers do in ...
How to get buy-in on your design process
I recently had a long conversation about coffee with the manager at the flagship TRUTH.coffeecult retail store. Talking to people who have a passion for their craft — regardless of ...
Walking Through the Design Process
I was rummaging through my drafts folder and stumbled on this old post walking through the process of designing the “Goals” feature on our old product, before we switched to ...