Day one of the British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) is complete and we have made some interesting connections already with the likes of the Open University, a large Welsh schools association and linked up with an old friend, Pete Langely at the Student Room.
Programmers and coders are solitary kinds of people. A developer plus a computer, throw an internet connection in: you get a nice new website.
Obviously these are very outdated views of website development. Whether it’s big or small, local or international, a web development project requires human communication and interaction to ensure it works well for and is understood by the people who will be using it. And it’s a creative process (yes, even the code!).
After a busy first six months at BrightLemon, I felt it high time to share some of my design experience and the fundamental principles of what good design means to me. From innovating community sites with thousands of active users, to interactive learning tools, even a service based around a dating site. It has been great fun solving different clients needs and helping them create some great looking websites.