Trends in web design: Responsiveness and touch screens

desktop screen resolutions

Screen Resolution For years, we were designing web pages for monitors that were 640 pixels wide. It was such a relief when we could widen our designs for 800 pixel monitors. A few years later, it was safe to shoot … Continue reading


Flashiest isn’t always best. Keep it simple.

I’ve finished redesigning a pair of websites for Valley Stationers Ltd, and its furniture division, Contract Furnishings.  Valley Stationers is a well-established, family-owned business operating since 1962. The previous versions of the websites made extensive use of Flash and JavaScript. … Continue reading


Consider the age of your clients when designing a website

One of my oldest web sites is for Arlington Frame Company of Canning, NS.  It has been a pleasure, and very encouraging through the years, to have provided an essential component of this business’s operations.  We have learned and grown … Continue reading


Renovation to Timberframe Houseplans website

Lighthouse style house from Timberframe House Plans

This site, Timberframe Houseplans Ltd. is several years old. I built it myself, but times have changed (of course) and I’m giving it an overhaul. The owner often goes through the site on the phone with his potential clients, and … Continue reading