Mikey Allan

Tag: Communication
  1. Fall in love with your client

    To finish off this year on a happy note I thought I’d write a little piece about love. It is the festive season after all and it’s a time when we should think of others and spread our generosity and kindness to all. So let’s start by falling in love with our client. Omnia vincit amor In […]

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  2. Natural peer environment

    We’ve all seen the importance of regular internal peer reviews and critiques. At Clearleft, as I’m sure in many companies, each discipline or team gets together weekly for one of these catch ups. For the designer we have a weekly critique. Each designer can present the work they’ve been doing and the others offer feedback. These weekly […]

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  3. Constant and visible objectives

    It’s the kick off meeting, all parties join together to discuss the upcoming project, there’s excitement, enthusiasm, energy. Powerful statements get thrown around like “we want to be bold”, “Fresh” and be “seen as one of the leaders in our industry”. And who doesn’t? When developing a new product or refreshing an existing one, it’s important to […]

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  4. Redesigning UX London

    UX London 2015 was fun, highly thematic and bold in terms of design. Previous designs were somewhat “MEH”. I wouldn’t say they were badly designed but they lacked anything special and certainly do not reflect the capabilities of the Clearleft team. When briefed with the re-design of the 2016 site, I began to go down my usual […]

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  5. Element Collages

    Dan Mall’s article is a great introduction to an interesting technique, moving on from moodboards and style tiles by placing abstract design relative to its more common components in a more client-friendly layout.

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  6. Geronimo

    So here we go, my first post on my first blog and I have no idea what to write, I also fear that these words are probably not that unique to a first post either, so fail on all sides. A little background to me and this site just in case you didn’t read the home page, […]

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