Upcoming: new inbound student hub

In the next few weeks, we plan to launch one of the new Collaborations and Study Abroad (CSA) website ‘hubs’ – the inbound student hub.

Tuesday 26 September 2017 | External website redevelopments

BBC News responsive redesign

BBC News switches PC users to responsive site Since the last newsletter, BBC News closed down its old desktop website design and switched all users to the responsive design that was already being displayed to mobile visitors. As is customary …

Wednesday 27 May 2015 | Design

Is a website worth £60m?

B&Q’s new £60m responsive website reviewed Unfortunately, getting digital right is not cheap or easy. B&Q have just spent £60m on their new website, along with an upgrade of backend systems. As this article from Econsultancy notes, some aspects of …

Friday 24 October 2014 | Articles and resources

Why redesigns go down badly, and the importance of words

Designing embraceable change This article is rather old, but I only came across it this week and I quite enjoyed it. It explains why many website redesigns go down badly, even if they are an improvement over the old design. …

Wednesday 4 September 2013 | Resource archive

Redesign projects

The theme of this week’s links is redesign projects. Redesigns are painful. Users find it unsettling when a familiar website radically changes its design, even if the new design is a great improvement. But organisations insist on periodical redesigns. A …

Thursday 16 May 2013 | Projects