BEN STIRLING

BEN STIRLING

Award winning interactive designer and producer

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I love it when clients hate my work.

I love it when clients hate my work.

Why do I say such a thing? Am I the kind of person who enjoys wallowing in self pity or am only happy when it rains? Of course not! To create meaningful design we need to go through a creative process which allows for both successes and failures.   One of the reasons that I love design so much is the fusion of science and art. There is a science of...

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5 tips for a successful content plan

5 tips for a successful content plan

It’s interesting how many people when developing their website, put lots of energy & finance into having a gloriously designed platform yet forget to plan their content. It’s apparent that content is only given a passing thought and not made a priority, and often a client (who may not be a professional content planner or copy writer) develop the...

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Design – make it look pretty

Design – make it look pretty

How many times have I heard someone say this… Hey, you’re a designer aren’t you? Can you make this look pretty? By reducing design down to “making something look pretty” removes the purpose of design. Design is more than just making something look visually appealing. Design is about crafting an...

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