24
Feb

Big New Gorilla Website!

I landed the redesign of the Gorilla Post website recently and we’ve just gone live! Check it out: GorillaPost.ie . We used a commercial theme and spent some time making it Gorilla’s own – with a good font stack and palette to match the logo and few tweaks to the functionality. The project was handled […]

20
Feb

The Time Tracking App – #101 Freelance Tips

I work as a freelance web designer – sometimes it’s big jobs, sometimes it’s little jobs. And whilst I’ve been only truly freelancing for a few months I’ve been working in the industry for over a decade. No matter what you’re doing whether you’re working as employee in company or running your company or you’re […]

Giving up the Ghost

Ok – I give up. After 3 months of hanging with Ghost Blog I am heading back to WordPress. I was enchanted by minimalist ideal of Ghost Blog but actually in my opinion it’s just not there yet – not really ready for the wide world. For one I believe that comments (and social media […]

16
Dec

For the Cool Kids this Christmas

Christmas seems to bearing down on us quickly this year. Bring it! I love it! I wanted to list the 7 coolest presents for your little nerdy darlings, young and old. (For my nearest and dearest – I will be expecting at least one of the below in lieu of some silly bottle of stinky […]

8
Nov

I ain’t afraid of no Ghost #1

Before it all becomes a hazy, half forgotten memory I want to share my experience of setting up my Ghost blog. It’s not 100% perfect but for all intents and purposes my Ghost blog is functioning properly. It was quite easy to get it up and running in basic form however, what I struggled with […]

2
Nov

Websummit Startups for Kids

I have just a wonderfully gruelling two days at Websummit 2013 in Dublin. I felt very privileged to get a free ticket (someone told me that last minute tickets were going for a ludicrous 2.5k) in exchange for tweeting incessantly for 48 hours about the speakers and startups on show. It was totally worth it 🙂 There […]

29
Oct

New Business Cards!

True Story My 5 year old darling girl coyly asked me yesterday: “Do you love your new cards more than me?” Er… No probably not sweetheart. But I mean it’s a tough call! Check ’em out! I designed them and purchased them online from Moo cards, my absolute favourite online printing company. And though you can’t quite […]

28
Oct

Kavaleer Website Rebuild

The old Kavaleer website was a sweet thing – fixed at 780 pixels wide with a lot of soft roundy corners and even a few clouds peaking out from behind the menu. But time moves swiftly on the interwebs and from a functional perspective (let alone design) it did need to be ramped up a little. It’s […]