Ed Fairman

Ed Fairman

London Senior Interaction Designer at BBC Worldwide Joined about 3 years ago

  • 12 stories
  • 66 comments
  • 8 upvotes
  • Posted to Introducing FlowMapp.com, Oct 17, 2017

    Lovely execution and a useful product - I can tell you and your team have worked hard on this! I'd really like to join up, but those payment plans are pretty costly, especially with all the other tools I'm subscribed to. I agree with Matt above ^ - could you not introduce a more affordable plan which serves a smaller team or freelancer? Or increase project quota/allowance? Just a suggestion. Regardless, well done

    2 points
  • Posted to Google Is Really Good at Design, in reply to Ken M (No, not that one) , Oct 13, 2017

    As is Google Calendar (desktop / non-app). I use it so much, I wish they cleaned it up a bit.

    3 points
  • Posted to A Short Trip, in reply to Sam Solomon , Sep 26, 2017

    Yeah, that could've been a lot clearer (modal on load would be better). The 'i' icon certainly isn't enough.

    0 points
  • Posted to iPhone X, Sep 13, 2017

    I'd prefer better battery life than all of these fairly pointless features, to be honest

    8 points
  • Posted to What happened to the Smashing Magazine redesign?, Aug 08, 2017

    Hate to say it, but I really don't like either design.

    The original (old) version is so distracting and overwhelming that I can't digest any of the useful content it delivers.

    The new version is just too heavy on the colour. I really dislike that typeface too - the squashed 'a' is horrid. It's just a HUGE homepage - they need to simplify the hierarchy.

    I'm surprised this got rolled out - I'm disappointed, as they churn out some good info on design but can't deliver a decent looking site.

    5 points
  • Posted to Site Redesign: Pentagram, in reply to Daniel Pape , Jul 19, 2017

    Eww

    2 points
  • Posted to My new website about hip hop, Jun 22, 2017

    Like it - nice and clean style. The wording is a little off though in various places -

    'Franklins locate and select four links of hip hop' - doesn't read well. The service name is 'Franklins' not 'Franklin', so the text should be 'locates and selects...' or 'Franlinks can/will locate and select...'

    Might be worth proofreading your content. Otherwise, good job!

    1 point
  • Posted to Ask DN: What's your hourly rate?, Jun 16, 2017

    Location: London, UK Profession: Interaction Designer Education: BA Hons Years Experience: 8 Current hourly rate: £60 Pricing Method: Hourly only Website/Portfolio: http://distill.co I'm hiring! If you're interested in being my icon designer for a few projects, check out the jobs section on my site.

    1 point
  • Posted to Redditors design worst volume sliders possible, in reply to David Steelcart , Jun 09, 2017

    'Functional'

    0 points
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