One of the key things I wanted to do with Elemental was simplify it – and I mean this from a few different viewpoints. I use Elemental on this very website. Over time I have added new features and functionality as and when I have needed it – in fact … Continue Reading Building Elemental 2: Simplifying Through Reduction
As I mentioned in February I had a conundrum – I wasn’t sure how to make changes to my theme Elemental without breaking peoples sites. Thankfully the people who read my site are super clever and suggested I create a version 2 and so, over the last month or so, … Continue Reading Building Elemental 2: Getting Started
Once I had finished researching similar voting sites I was ready to start designing and building the WPVote theme. To decide basic page structure I went with Balsamiq mockups and knocked out some quick reference designs. I had a firm idea in mind for how the theme would function so … Continue Reading Building WPVote Part 4 : Design
I have recently published my first ‘Art Directed’ posts on Binary Moon – namely my reviews for the movies Coraline and Up. Ever since I saw Jason Santa Marias art directed site the idea has brewed in my head that I would do something similar, so when I redesigned I … Continue Reading Art Direction
Shortly before I went on holiday last week Darren and I released the Elemental WordPress theme on Pro Theme Design. The theme has been a labour of love. It is the most comprehensive and advanced theme I can make, and will form the backbone of all my future themes. Elemental … Continue Reading Elemental WordPress Theme Released
As I briefly mentioned on Monday, I have finally redesigned Binary Moon. I actually started redesigning about 2 years ago. Initially it was going to be an update rather than a totally new look, and I even built most of it, but I just wasn’t entirely happy. Then last year … Continue Reading Binary Moon WordPress design vIII
This is a very quick post, purely to say that the new Binary Moon design is now live (so click on through if you’re in a feed reader). I will do a proper write up next week, pointing out some of the many new features and different things I have … Continue Reading Binary Moon version III – now live!
Earlier this year I said I was ‘back in the swing‘, posted a few times, and then vanished. The reason isn’t that I have nothing to say (although I have less than I used too) but that I am in the middle of redesigning this website… which will also include … Continue Reading Elemental Development (aka what I’m doing at the moment)