How much could you earn as a web designer? Top tech salaries revealed – an infographic

In the UK, the average web designer can expect to earn about £31,000 a year. However, if you were to be doing the same job at Facebook, that would jump up to £84,700, while at Microsoft you could be taking home £78,900 and at Apple £73,000. Yes, working as a web designer has many benefits – you get to use your creative side, often working on interesting projects at the forefront of technology and marketing – but the big question is whether or not you’ll be sufficiently well paid for what you do. In the following infographic, Nimbus Hosting has taken a closer … Continue reading How much could you earn as a web designer? Top tech salaries revealed – an infographic

Book Review: Design Meets Disability – Graham Pullin

By Jade Fell “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry From their humble beginnings, balanced on the noses of monks and scholars in the 13th century, eyeglasses have undergone a fantastic transformation. The handheld lorgnette donned by ladies in the 19th century gave way to the inexpensive pince-nez of the early 20th  – but It was not until the latter half of the century that eyeglasses were transformed from a mere medical necessity to something more. In Design Meets Disability, author Graham Pullin … Continue reading Book Review: Design Meets Disability – Graham Pullin

The Future is Here: A New Industrial Revolution

Reporter Edd Gent visited the press launch of the Design Museum’s latest exhibition, The Future is Here: a New Industrial Revolution, to speak curator Alex Newson about the impact digital manufacturing is having on the way we view the process of design and creation. The museum is collaborating with the Technology Strategy Board to showcase the sweeping changes in manufacturing that are transforming the world and the relationships between manufacturer and consumer. The exhibition, which opened today, will house the first “factory” of its kind where visitors can discover how 3D printing works and witness live production. Other exhibits include … Continue reading The Future is Here: A New Industrial Revolution