Developers can make a difference…

I visited Ghana recently, for the first time in nine long years. When I left all that time ago, ‘they’ were just installing a huge fibre cable all along Africa’s coast and so I expected to find internet heaven - or at least compared to the dial-up connection we had back then. Unfortunately, download speeds are still way below ours and I realised: we have got to take responsibility for our site’s sizes.

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Why I use Sketch for webdesign

Sketch is an amazing tool for webdesign. It is equally great for high fidelity interface design as it is for quick mockups or even wireframing. It fits perfectly in a responsive workflow and its interface feels very familiar to anyone with a background in CSS development. Anything you design in Sketch can be translated to modern CSS.

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Website sketching paper

I am a sucker for stationery pads. I buy them from anywhere; from the supermarket, from the wholesale store, or even from Ikea. I use them for taking notes, recording ideas or quickly sketching interface ideas. But when I am exploring layouts, I like to use these columned grid templates.

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