Developers are not designers

As chaotic as the advertising world is, working at a couple of agencies in London gave me perspective and a lot of insight into the way things should be done; sometimes this was done inversely: I could see what was being done and realised that it wasn't exactly the right way to do it, but it made me realise a way that what was being done could be adapted to a more practical way.


Web design isn't easy

I've always had great respect for good web designers. They need to know enough about how websites work as well as having an eye for making things look good. From my own perspective I know how websites work, from HTTP requests to how HTML and CSS get rendered, but when it comes to design, quite simply: I suck. (Which explains why this blog is running a stock-standard BlogEngine.NET theme)