New Responsive Web Site Design

Finally my new responsive web site design is up and running. I was hoping to have the revamped site live back in August but what started as a minor face-lift became (as these things normally do) a much bigger job. I’m now using the plugin WordPress SEO by Yoast and after reading up about the latest SEO techniques and advice I ended up having to rewrite most of my content to take advantage of what I have (hopefully) learnt.

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Recent Work: Hesperus Press Book Cover Designs

I recently completed work on a number of book cover designs for the independent publisher Hesperus Press. The four paperback fiction titles are The Living, The Great Meadow, The Mad Toy and Venus In The Cloister. Book cover designs are one of my favourite parts of my job. It was inspiring and good fun to work across a range of different genres, which included dystopian futures, 18th-century pioneer life and erotica!

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Recent Work: Davian Coaches Web Site Design

The new Davian Coaches web site is now live. The new site, which replaces their old one, was recreated from the ground-up using HTML5 and CSS3 and features fixed break-points for tablets and smart phones. I used WordPress as the CMS, which allows the client to easily update and manage their company news and holiday offers.

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Designing a Book Cover

In this article I would like to give an overview on how I go about tackling a brief for a book cover design and the stages involved. I am going to use the jacket for Grammar Rules that I designed for Kyle Books as an example.

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Welcome to rols76

Welcome to rols76.com! If you’re reading this then then my new site has gone live and everything is hopefully functioning properly. The new site now uses Wordpress as a CMS and has been put together with HTML5 and CSS3 and is designed to be responsive for smaller screen sizes.

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