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North Kingdom Digital Monarchy – D&AD President’s Lecture at Institute of Education, London

May 25th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

North Kingdom FUCK rule

I recently had the chance to see North Kingdom as part of a D&AD Presidents Lecture in London. Hosted by Sanky from AllofUs, the event allowed two of North Kingdom to spread the word about their creative practice.

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Honda – The Power of Dreams

March 28th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

It’s all about the dreams, and I love how Honda works towards preserving our dreams.

How to Prepare your Blog for (possible) Growth

February 10th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

I’ve been increasing the volume of posts here recently, and therefore the size of this site has started to increase. I’ve therefore worked out some changes to allow the blog to grow and the site to develop and not become an unweildy mess!

Here are the steps that I will be putting into practice to allow for blog expansion, planned growth and controlled increase.
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Defining the Difference Between Links and Actions – The Land of the Informed

January 27th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Confusion

With a whole host of different actions available to the average web user, do we need to differentiate between these actions in order to allow a more educated result from web interaction? And, in turn, would this encourage further interactions if a user knew what led behind each of those interactions.

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Quality of Text Input on a Handheld Device

January 15th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Blackberry Curve black closeup

I’ve used a few handheld devices over the years, and as there are a few more on the market now, but I’m wondering whether any of them are as efficient as they could be.

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Swype Keyboard Review for HTC Hero on Android

January 12th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

TechCrunch50 Day 2

Swype launched a new beta programme recently for their unique swyping keyboard. I decided to install the software on my HTC Hero and since then I’ve been trying to get used to the new way of typing on touch screen mobile phones.

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Action Prompting Voids (APV’s) in Web Design User Interface Design

November 15th, 2010 by Richard Stowey

hsbc_closed

The redesign I stumbled across when logging onto HSBC internet banking recently got me thinking about how we use the internet. I’ve coined the term Action Prompting Voids (APV’s) to describe what I found!.

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