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  1. Produced For Use | Brendan Dawes | New Adventures In Web Design conference | Nottingham | 20th January 2011

    It seems everyone is on a “journey” of some kind these days, and Brendan Dawes is no exception. His journey is trying to become a better maker of things and to learn from the humble often seemingly simple masterpieces that he bumps into everyday. In this session Brendan will share his love of making inspired by his continual obsession with simplicity and creating objects that are produced for use. Ultimately though it comes down to this: nobody needs to sharpen their pencil by inserting it into the arse of a plastic cat.

    —Huffduffed by Rob

  2. Designing on Solid Foundations | Tim Van Damme | New Adventures In Web Design conference | Nottingham | 20th January 2011

    What is design? Polishing squares until they’re circles? Getting your website in as many CSS galleries as possible? No. There’s more to it than that, and we need to think deeper about the foundations for our work. Design benefits from preparation, making things easier, and anticipating what comes next. In this presentation, Tim will explain how you can up the quality of your work and simplify your output without harming a single pixel.

    —Huffduffed by Rob