I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)

Andy Clarke’s presentation at @media 2007 was concerned with international styles in web design, some interesting questions arose. I was interested in why designers felt that they needed to conform to an international design style rather than adapting regional traditions in design to the web. For example would an Italian designer look to adapt Giovanni … Continue reading I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)

@media2007: Hannah Donovan: For Example… (Part one)

Hannah Donovan is Head Creative at London based Last.fm, the online music recommendation site. Last.fm has been in the headlines following its acquisition by CBS. I thought Hannah was the most refreshing and to-the-point speaker at the event. The audience quickly warmed to her when she used a rude word to describe MySpace. The presentation … Continue reading @media2007: Hannah Donovan: For Example… (Part one)

@Media 2007: Jason Santa-Maria – Diabolical Design: The Devil is in the details

Jason is a well known and influential designer working for Happy Cog, the studio run by Jeffrey Zeldman. Zeldman is the author of Designing with Web Standards, a book that has been pivotal in the conversion of many designers from structuring pages with tables, to using standards compliant CSS layouts. Jason’s design has had a … Continue reading @Media 2007: Jason Santa-Maria – Diabolical Design: The Devil is in the details

Apple Video Solutions: Training For the Media Industry

On May 31st I attended a briefing session in Manchester from Apple Computer entitled Apple Video Solutions Training for the Media Industry. First we were given an overview of current trends and Apple’s strategies to exploit new markets. New trends included: quick adoption to digital technologies and HD television within media industry and by the … Continue reading Apple Video Solutions: Training For the Media Industry