Rich Copping

Design thinking and doing

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Many of you will have heard of design thinking, but it also still feels like there’s an air of mystery about this much-quoted subject. Dig a little and you’ll find yourself deep in a rabbits hole of design thinking content.…

WordPress Design and UX in 2018

best wordpress site 2018
Wow what a year, there’s been some amazing and inspiring websites to come onto my radar this year. So picking just a handful beautifully designed, intuitively UX’d WordPress sites to shout out is no easy task, but here goes. My personal favourite…

Our design principles journey

Firstly what are design principles? It’s important to know that there are no fixed rules. Essentially, design principles should be one or a set of considerations that help designers make and sense check their design decisions. It serve as a…

WordCamp Europe 2018 Contributor day

Pragmatic creative team had an amazing morning collaborating at WordCampEurope2018 Contributor day with other designers in the WordPress community. A challenge was to enhance notification icon usability after feedback highlighted accessibly problems. In a team consisting of Tim from Yoast,…

An evening with Pentagram and Creative Review

Pentagram invited us to their lovely offices last night to hear long time editor of Creative Review, Patrick Burgoyne, give us a look back at the design bible over the last 3 decades. Having religiously read Creative Review since my design career began, it…

UX and the year ahead

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For many folks, January is a hard month of cold, dark nights, self-imposed abstinence and unsustainable gym routines. Or you could do as the Danes do and embrace the spirit of Hygge, which celebrates this month by getting cosy, appreciating…

How our recent WowCommerce event went!

attendees chatting in the Ivy at our WowCommerce event
Yesterday we hosted our WowCommerce: An eCommerce Survive and Thrive Guide event at The Ivy in London. The event started at 8am and consisted of a breakfast panel by three leading experts in eCommerce: Our Founder & Director David Lockie,…