Paul Stanton's Headshot

Paul Stanton
designer, developer, creative
coffee addict, husband, father

We are a primitive people

A quote from Walter Dorwin Teague in the thirties seems to echo the current state of web design and development, a dramatic simplification of the predominant design style (dare I mention the F word?) coupled with, and possibly caused by, an explosion of new design techniques and tools that we’re racing to catch up with.

read more Comments Off

Less noise texture mixin

If you’d like to add a little bit of texture to your designs adding a subtle amount of noise can work wonders. By using a repeated monochrome noise png as a background image you can add noise to any element no matter what colour by using opacity to blend it in.

read more 2 – How I learned to stop worrying and ship my side projects

I love to mess about with side projects, although I have a very bad habit which I think may be common amongst us in that I have so little free time to spend on the projects that it takes me so long to design and develop them, that I usually end up abandoning them at [...]

read more Comments Off

Smarter images in Jadu CMS

An exploration into low impact development within a CMS, building lightweight functionality to improve how we use imagery within web pages that can be replaced as and when the platform evolves.

read more Comments Off