Lots of people ask me what our design process is like at GDS. I thought I'd write some of that down in a place I can point to. It's worth saying that we don't follow this slavishly.
Ben Terrett - former Director of Design, Government Digital Service
Yesterday we released the latest version of the homepage. It’s significantly different from any of the other homepages we’ve released so far, but it’s the one that’s tested the best and the one we’re happiest with.
On Tuesday evening we made another release of changes to GOV.UK. One of the biggest areas of discussion centered around the typography changes. Ben Terrett, Head of Design, explains the choices which have been made and why.
The third phase of the beta of GOV.UK
Very shortly we're going to release an alpha version of design principles. I thought I'd explain some of the thinking behind them in advance of that release. Firstly, why design principles?
Back in April last year the Alpha.gov.uk team talked about Google being the homepage*: "Since for the vast majority of people their web journeys (finding out the date of the next bank-holiday, or reporting a lost passport) start with a …
This continues a story I started on my own blog where I wrote about my previous job as Design Director at Wieden & Kennedy London. This is the one where I write about joining GDS as Head of Design. Later …
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