John R

Designer Joined about 8 years ago

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  • Posted to How to sell old/conservative boss on a modern web design, in reply to Marcel van Werkhoven , Dec 30, 2016

    Great feedback! Actually, what you described is almost exactly what we did. First, we worked out a site map, goals, and elements that would help us to achieve them. Then, we started off with a homepage prototype: decided which elements will be displayed there in order of importance.

    On paper and on a strategic/theoretical level we are in sync, but when it comes to actual design, our lines of thought cross. He's just not used to a modern/cleaner 'feel and look' that today's sites are characterized by—and shows me examples of old sites from the 90s (I'm not exaggerating).

    Another problem is that our industry is lag behind in terms of design, so the authoritative sites of competitors/partners reinforce his beliefs that I'm wrong.

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  • Posted to How to Survive Being a Digital Nomad, in reply to Max Stoiber , May 24, 2015

    Reach out to Marina. She's in there.

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  • Posted to 10 Designers Behind Most Popular Collaboration Apps, in reply to Zach Johnston , Apr 27, 2015

    Hi Zach,

    1) We are improving on this. Would you like to share your in-depth thoughts? Would be very happy about it. Drop me a line to

    2) Yes, that definitely indicates we need to improve on the quality of the content.

    3) No, It's not a fake account. You can check our team on Linkedin if you like.

    Anyway, thanks for your thoughts. We'll try to provide this community with more in-depth articles.

    Meanwhile, give this a read:

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  • Posted to Site Design: New Treehouse, Mar 17, 2015

    Hi Antoine,

    Would you like to add your design to and share the link that everyone could comment directly on the design?

    Like this one:

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