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Craig is a writer and designer, who's been writing about design and technology since the late 1990s. He's a big fan of clarity, innovation and the correct use of apostrophes, and will happily bang on about iOS games until the person he's talking to begs him to stop. He also makes music but too infrequently releases any.
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In-Depth: How to design Apple Watch apps
Designers of the first-generation of Apple Watch apps offer advice for design and testing — even if you haven't got an actual device on your wrist…
In-Depth: Best practice for web fonts: how to use type online for the best results (and how to test it)
How should you use web fonts for the most effective results? And what do you need to do to ensure your site doesn’t collapse under the pressure?…
In-Depth: How to choose web fonts
With online services offering a choice of thousands of fonts – plus the option to host your own – how do you decide which typefaces to use?…
Digital Arts speaks to type experts and web designers to find out what you need to know about web fonts, so you can make the right choice of web…
In-Depth: Experience design: An in-depth guide to what this mix of branding, UX, service design and more really means
Leading experience design studios and designers discuss what it is and how it can let you provide more for your clients.
In-Depth: Design for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: How Apples new devices have forced iOS developers to start thinking about adaptive apps
Learn from leading developers how you'll have to change your native and web app designs for Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
Adaptive design is this year’s responsive design – the website design buzzword that everyone says you should be using – but as with any approach…
Creatives, designers and UX experts outline the best conceptual and creative practices for making things others can and will adapt.
Traditional forms of creative education and professional development are under fire as affordable fleet-of-foot online alternatives take hold.
We investigate the vile misogyny aimed at the likes of Sarah Parmenter, which could also be putting women off joining the web industries.
Tutorial: 6 examples of fantastic UX
While some designers champion psychological trickery as a means to make websites more effective, the best web user experiences can have an…
In-Depth: UX secrets revealed
UX experts reveal to Craig Grannell the best ways to create sites that are successful for both visitors and brands – and what they say might…
Review: Dreamweaver CC review
Dreamweaver CC is the next version of Dreamweaver, which is neither criticism nor compliment – more a statement of fact.
Craig Grannell explores the best new approaches, techniques and tools for designers as they work in tandem with developers along every step of the…
In-Depth: How to design responsive websites
Responsive web design finally breaks the internet free from the static shackles of print, but understanding how it works requires a whole new way…
This year websites, apps and other interactive media are becoming both elegantly simple and increasingly complex.
We’re increasingly seeing apps whose selling points include top-notch illustration, animation and graphic design. Craig Grannell reveals how to…
Adobe's new Flash CS6 reinvents itself again with new features aimed at app developers
Review: Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 review
Discover how Dreamweaver CS6 can help you design responsive sites that work across desktop, tablet and mobile.