Currently Browsing: December 2016

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

hello 2017

As 2017 inches ever closer, I wanted to do a mini-retrospective on everything that I’ve achieved over the last year so I can look towards the new year in the best frame of mind. So this year, my big top lines were:

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How watching Tim Gunn on Project Runway improved my Design Critiques

tim gunn design critique prompts

Project Runway, a reality show where fashion designers compete through a series of design challenges to win incredible prizes, might not be at the top of your Must Watch list, but for me, it comes firmly under the ‘Guilty Pleasures’ list.

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How to: Make the most of your UX sketching

Design sprint sketching

Sketching is one of those things that can seem deceptively simple, but that actually can work a lot harder for you with a few easy tweaks.

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A Year of Creative Direction

time percentages

I can’t quite believe I’m writing this but I’ve just celebrated my one year anniversary as Creative Director for BBC Weather. The time has absolutely flown. To mark the occasion, I wanted to conduct a bit of a retrospective on the year gone by to figure out where all that time actually went!

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How to: Prepare for your next Design Workshop

UX Workshop essentials

The sound of deafening silence rang all around me. 20 pairs of eyes were bearing into my soul and I was frozen. My brain was racing as I tried to make my mouth say something, anything…

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