The 7 Best VPN Services for WordPress Users


WordPress workflow data security

AJAR digital publishing guide whitepaper

A test for colour blindness of orange and green spots

Digital Publishing Technology Guide

12 Alternatives to WordPress (And Why You Might Want to Use One)


Well worth a read… 12 Alternatives to WordPress (And Why You Might Want to Use One)

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The Eiffel Tower at night – a copyright quirk

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  Copyright is a sticky issue. One of the most famous quirks of the copyright laws in France means that photographs of the Eiffel Tower at night (but not during the day) are in breach of the copyright of the designers of the light show on the tower. There is an EU law which said that photos […]

Guggenheim Art Library now online

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I would love to fill bookshelves with beautiful books on art that I can go to for inspiration. I lack the space and money to invest in a good art library of my own. The good news is that the Guggenheim Museum in New York has digitised over two hundred of out-of-print art books and exhibition programmes and made […]

Improving productivity

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There are only a certain number of hours in the day and we all have a lot to achieve in that time and yet our best intentions can sometimes get in our way. This article in the New York Times website (be sure to scroll past the adverts that spring up half way through), busts common […]

Text design

Chinese character is a kind of graphic character, which brings a lot of creative inspiration to many designers. This design is full of vigor and vitality.

Blog and resources at the Creative Market


I just want to draw your attention to Creative Market – an online marketplace for independent designers. In addition to selling fonts, icons and tutorials, it also offers free resources each week and has a playful blog on design. A couple of articles on the blog I have found interesting and challenging are: How to […]

How popular is a website?


This url has a search button where you add a site’s url and it shows you the traffic & rankings.

Article: The What, Why, and How of Mockups


An informative article over at Design Modo on how to make the most of your mock-ups.

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WordPress security tips


Some handy things to know!

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WordPress 3.9 bridges gap between editing and publishing

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Some much needed improvements added to the wordpress with the latest update.

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Responsive design for Lush soaps by Method.


How They Did It: Typekit’s New Homepage

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An interesting article and critique of the recent redesign of–webdesign-18178

And here is the website itself:

Both are well worth a visit.

Type Is Power

I know this is paper-based but here’s a great little animation by Ben Barrett-Forrest on the history of typography.

Every day’s a school day!

RBI Research & UX Team + Resources

Please find attached the UX team induction document, Flightglobal persona overview and iPad UX guidelines with reference to Flight International.

The UX  team blog is

iPad UX Guidelines with Flight review: Personas work in progress:

RBI UK Research and User Experience – Overview

Responsive Design Test

Responsive Design Test

A good tool for testing the responsive CSS on a website

Adobe TV

Great resources on Adobe Products and Workflow.

Specific to Digital Publishing:

Worth watching for ideas and to keep up-to-date on whats being produced in the market.