The End of Apple's Skeuomorphism

There has been a lot of talk in the tech industry lately following the announcement of WWDC (Apples developer conference set for June 2013), about the apparent drastic change in iOS design away from skeuomorphism and into a completely flat design. Many are reporting that independent developers will not be happy with the change and the most recent writings in the press reports that Sir Jonny Ive’s design team are running late in finalising the design concepts …


Posted On: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 @ 9:28 am by Ian Tearle
Full View | 0 Comments

Media Temple Grid and Node.js

This is a short story of my efforts to get node.js installed on my grid server from Media Temple. I love the grid, it’s super simple to maintain, easy to set up and as a web designer I can do most things with it. Most things that is, except for installing node …


Posted On: Thursday, April 11th, 2013 @ 12:25 pm by Ian Tearle
Full View | 6 Comments

New Adventures

The title of this post means a lot to me this year, not only is this a very long awaited write up of New Adventures conference, (my notes from 2012 are still sitting in iCloud), but on a personal level I am starting a new adventure this year in my career, (2013) and my aim for the next 12 months is to write, produce, and make more …


Posted On: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 @ 10:53 am by Ian Tearle
Full View | 0 Comments

My Round Trip to Russia

If your looking for reasons why your iPhone GPS is reporting that you are in another country, I may have found an answer; keep reading. 
Yesterday, whilst texting my wife, I notcied that the time on my 4S was some 6 hours ahead, I immediately went on over to the settings menu and checked that "Automatically Set Timezone" was on, sure enough it was on, and it was stating Perm, Russia. …


Posted On: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 @ 10:38 am by Ian Tearle
Full View | 1 Comments

Woah there nelly

Sorry for the mess. Twitter bootstrap to the rescue for some basic styles; it may look like a few other sites on the internet because of that, as I have been so busy with other things recently. There is also a lack of links around. They are coming soon, I promise. Might also add a search …


Posted On: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 @ 6:49 pm by Ian Tearle
Full View | 0 Comments

Steve Jobs 1955 - 2011

I can guarantee I will not be the only one to right a blog post dedicated to such a visionary today, but such a passing cannot go unnoticed when one man single handedly rose a company to such great success the world is in awe. …


Posted On: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 @ 5:28 pm by Ian Tearle
Full View | 0 Comments

Teach our kids to code

By chance I came across this e-petition to the Department of Education. I have been following Anna Debenham’s (@anna_debenham) personal campaign to get a younger generation of web designers and coders excited about the future of web and technology …


Posted On: Monday, September 12th, 2011 @ 5:27 pm by Ian Tearle
Full View | 0 Comments

Titanium Filenames for iPad/iPhone/iPhone4

When submitting my latest update for Heritage App I had to include some additional icon files for iPad. These popular filenames are useful for making sure you have all bases covered for iPad/iPhone/iPhone4 …


Posted On: Thursday, September 8th, 2011 @ 5:27 pm by Ian Tearle
Full View | 0 Comments

A Conversation with Iris Sousa

Iris is a visual designer who provides UI design and products for web, desktop and mobile applications. She is marking her stamp of flare and creativitity across the internet working freelance for companies across the globe. I took a little of her time out of her busy schedule to ask her some questions about her successful career as a talented web designer


Posted On: Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 @ 5:26 pm by Ian Tearle
Full View | 2 Comments

Am I Ready

I have been planning this design update for some time now, and am nervous about putting it out into the wild. Timing has come sooner than expected, but has encouraged me to really sit down and get the majority of the new pages finished …


Posted On: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 @ 5:26 pm by Ian Tearle
Full View | 0 Comments

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Contact Me

Get In Touch

If you would like to discuss anything about your next project please drop me a line.



Websites: ~£1000
Web Apps: ~£4000
Native Apps: ~£8000


No matter how small your project is, or if the budgets above scare you, please do get in touch, I shall always listen and will advise freely alternative ideas or solutions. If you are a charity, let's talk!

Find Me On