My name is
Joanne Mackellar

Web Designer & Illustrator


50 Things

Posted on 25 May 2011 in Artist, Blogs, Cognitive Bias | 0 comments

I have yet to meet a designer or creative who doesn’t feel like a student. I believe the one should always be learning and discovering throughout their career. Although he states it’s for graphic design students I think it can be applied to any career path. Everything mentioned is spot on, however I wonder how […]

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Triangle Manifesto

Posted on 12 Nov 2010 in Blogs, Design | 0 comments

Conceptual devices came up with an interesting design manifesto. I happen to agree with most points the manifesto makes. 00_ Design should not be based on formal principles – but always on an idea of society. 01_ Designed forms represent possible social orders and a lot of their contradictions. 02_ Design is everything. Anything could […]

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24 Ways

Posted on 06 Dec 2009 in Blogs, Links | 0 comments

It’s Christmas time again and to my surprise I found an online advent calender for graphic designers. Instead of chocolate there are articles which include web design. There are some great articles on this site that are worth having a look at. Some posts move back to the basics of web design but I feel […]

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Jakob Nielsen

Posted on 11 Oct 2009 in Blogs, Design, Emotional Design, Links | 0 comments

Earlier this week I found an article on the web designer’s depot on Jakob Nielsen. Jakob Nielsen along with Donald Norman are considered to be experts within the web usability field. It’s an interesting article on Jakob Nielsen’s current thoughts on web usability. I found it quite useful and will use it in my future […]

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Posted on 17 Jun 2009 in Blogs, Website | 0 comments

I found an interesting magazine the other day. It has some interesting articles and design work from all around the world. I love the front cover of their first issue. For a link to the site: Uppercase

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