CCA (Coventry Caribbean Association)

A Big Welcome I would like to extend a big warm welcome to Coventry Caribbean Association who have recently asked me to help them to create a new website for their organisation. The CCA have some big plans for the future, so the site will need to grow with them; I’m really looking forward to 

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SVG For Ever – SVG icons

Icons, don’t graphic designers just love them? I had been a real fan of icon fonts until I recently discovered the joys of SVG icons. SVG or “Scalable Vector Graphics” are XML-based vector images with support for interactivity and animation. It’s also reasonably straightforward to re-colour them. SVG images and their behaviors are defined in 

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Email link code that writes subject and more

Using “mailto:” for the basic email link An email link is simply one that upon clicking it will open the user’s email client of choice and add the email address to a new blank email, simple! It uses the code: “mailto:” before the email address, and it looks like this: <a href=”mailto:iopan@hotmail.com“>Email iopan</a> So the 

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Quick Reference: Web Accessibility

Principles of Accessibility Perceivable – Available through sight, hearing, or touch. Operable – Compatible with keyboard or mouse. Understandable – User-friendly, easy to comprehend. Robust – Works across browsers, assistive technologies, mobile devices, old devices/browsers, etc. Follows standards. Provide appropriate alternative text Every non-text element needs a text alternative (alt text) that provides an equivalent 

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Accessible Screen Fonts

Fonts which are easier to read on screens, especially for the visually impaired. Font Recommendations There are a great number of fonts which could be eligible for use as an accessible screen font. The ones I’ve chosen to show here are some of my favourites, and are all available free of charge. Remember to check 

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Free Astrological Symbols: planets and aspects

Using the traditional astrological forms, I have created icons of the planets and some of the major aspects and other chart symbols. If you’re an astrologer or perhaps an interested graphic designer, then you can download the png or svg’s of them for free from this page.     Planets & Asteroids Name Symbol png 

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“Manage Your Life Counselling” NEW WEBSITE

Manage Your Life Counselling Manage Your Life Counselling is the name for my client, Lisa Attwood’s counselling practice. Lisa wanted a website which was clean and modern, and which was easily accessible & responsive. I utilised some lage, full screen images (free from http://unsplash.com) to make the index page’s sections fit into clearly defined areas. 

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From Psychologists to ODDA Magazine

What is it about October? I always seem to have some interesting work come along during the Autumn. 2014 is no exception and this year I find I’m working with two Counsellors (the psychotherapist variety) – An Artist – A lovely lady selling unique and beautiful Jewellery and An International Fashion Magazine (ODDA). Also, I 

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Style Switchers for Accessibility

I’ve been working on a Disability information website, aptly called Disability Information Zone: http://www.disabilityinformationzone.co.uk/. Based in Coventry UK, I’m in the process of amassing a database (well, not exactly a database, but a page of published data) detailing an assortment of disability information for Disabled People in Coventry & Warwickshire. This can be found at: 

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