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Now Available: Pocket Guide to Colour Accessibility

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Over the past year I’ve been speaking and writing a lot about colour in web design with a particular focus on the importance of colour accessibility.

I wanted to write even more, and the perfect opportunity came along from UK publisher Five Simple Steps with their new Pocket Guide series eBooks. I jumped at the chance to write for them, and over the past couple of months I’ve been working hard alongside their fantastic team to make the book a reality!

Say Hello to the New!

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I know, I know — I'm long overdue for a blog post. Outside of the monthly contributions I've been making over at The Pastry Box Project, I've been holding off on updating my personal blog.

As many of you know, I left my agency job and became a full-time freelancer back in March. Since then, I've been working on a few exciting projects, one of which being this new (and improved!) website which I'm finally able to show you…

The Problem With Style Guides

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Last week, my friend Nishant Kothary tweeted about how he had concluded that style guides are the "most useless design deliverables in existence." Instead of discussing it over Twitter, we each decided to blog our thoughts.

I'll say right away that I believe style guides for websites are headed down the right path and are an important asset. Anna Debenham wrote a great article in last year's 24 Ways about the benefits of front-end style guides. My problems with style guides stem from the…

Beyond Tellerrand 2012

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I'm absolutely thrilled to say that I'll be speaking at the second edition of beyond tellerrand, a three-day event for web enthusiasts, next month in Düsseldorf, Germany.

I'm honoured to be speaking alongside some amazing folks like Mark Boulton, Cameron Moll, Andy Baio, Remy Sharp, and Mat Marquis, and I'm especially looking forward to the latest addition to the speaker list — Nadine Chahine. She's a type designer who works with Linotype and Monotype Imaging as…

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