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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak … Continue reading

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Mappa Mundi

The Hereford Mappa Mundi is the largest medieval map known to still exist. It is a map drawn up by medieval monks to depict our world, based on myths, legend and the monks imagination of distant lands. Beautiful, but laughably … Continue reading

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Coming together to do great things is the secret to design success

In this week’s Digital Distractions, senior UX designer James Reece – a member of the BIMA Hot 100 ­– explains how breaking down boundaries produces the best digital results… Have you heard the one about the UX designer, front-end dev … Continue reading

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Design is only a hypothesis

A genius of the Renaissance reminds us why we should always test and improve our designs. “Art is never finished, only abandoned.” Leonardo da Vinci Now I’m not saying that we are Renaissance geniuses. I’m not even saying we are … Continue reading

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The final word on ‘the fold’ debate

There is a piece of feedback that strikes fear in the heart of any designer: “But what about the fold?”. For many people in the design community, this issue is dead and buried. For clients, less so. But what’s the … Continue reading

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