• 5 Web Design Tips You Probably Haven’t Heard Before

    by Tom Kenny

    Here on Inspect Element, I don’t want to just give you standard advice that you’ve heard before, although there is value in that. I still refresh myself on things I learnt years ago. Alongside that, hearing advice multiple times helps it settle in more as it takes 7 times to retain new information. Saying that, […]

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  • UX is Key to Branding

    by Tom Kenny

    In the last issue of Learn from Great Design, I mentioned that user experience is an important component of branding. I want to elaborate on that just to underline the importance. First of all, let’s look at what a brand is not. A brand is not just visual. There’s so much more to it than […]

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  • Learn from Great Design: Orangina

    by Tom Kenny

    Orangina’s homepage The website for Orangina is dripping with character (pun intended). It’s fun, colourful and alive. In this edition of Learn from Great Design, I will be looking at how an external design agency has breathed new life into the website of a drink brand almost 80 years old. Having just been to Japan […]

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  • Learn from Great Design: Avis Car Hire

    by Tom Kenny

    Welcome to the first in a monthly series about great web design, where I dissect the best websites out there, and show you what makes them great. On our last trip to Iceland we hired a car from Avis Car Hire’s UK website and it was a fantastic experience. Their website is by far the […]

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  • The Fastest Way to Center Layers in Photoshop

    by Tom Kenny

    One of the most frequent tasks I do in Photoshop is moving layers so they’re in the center of other layers or sections, so I decided to figure out how I can do it faster. If I can save a few seconds every time I need to center something, I can take less time drawing […]

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  • Work Smarter and Faster in Photoshop with Linked Smart Objects

    by Tom Kenny

    Linked smart objects start to become even more useful when working with larger sites. Imagine having to make that change across 10+ page designs? You can’t present your client/boss with different header designs across multiple pages. Now you can change one file and have it updated across all pages. Huge time-saver!

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