Tag: design

Website redesign for 2020

A redesign of this website has been launched at the start of the decade. While the site hadn’t seen a wholesale refresh since 2013, it wasn’t updated purely for the sake of looking new. Issues had cropped up with the mobile navigation (which used a technique that had never been deployed on any clients’ websites)… Read more »

What is design? (voicemail fail edition)

I was talking to a client on the phone earlier today who told me that the last time they called (and I hadn’t been able to answer), my provider played a recorded message to the effect that “the number they’d called was not in service” or that my number “does not exist in the system”… Read more »

Redesigning holownia.com

Thaddeus Holownia has worked with Tantramar Interactive Inc. since 2001, and has just unveiled his site’s second major redesign. Screenshots of the new holownia.com.

Form is a diagram of forces

I remember reading this — maybe 30 years ago now? — in a copy of OMNI magazine. It has always stuck with me because it applies almost universally: …the form of an object is a ‘diagram of forces’… D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson

Jarche.com redesign

In April, 2014, Tantramar Interactive Inc. launched its first-ever design of Jarche.com. Having met Harold Jarche at the Centre for Learning Technologies at Mount Allison University in 1998, I have been hosting his professional blog since he ventured out on his own in 2004, but this marks the first time he hasn’t gone with an… Read more »