Ed Fairman

Ed Fairman

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

  • 11 stories
  • 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


    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


    0 points
  • Posted to high5bro, May 19, 2017

    9 points
  • Posted to Which animation tool do you use?, in reply to Andu Potorac , Apr 27, 2017

    Sounds good - Framer looks pretty extensive. I'll give both a try, thanks!

    0 points
  • Posted to Which animation tool do you use?, in reply to Darrell Hanley , Apr 27, 2017

    Great - thank you!

    0 points
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