Come and hear me 'go on a bit' in 2008

31 Jan 2008

For someone who isn’t the keenest public speaker, I seem to have got a few speaking gigs coming up.…

Oxford Geek Night: 6th February

I will be doing a 5 minute microslot on Icon Design explained next week, a quick run-through of the process of icon creation from thinking of a metaphor, to sketches to final icon. Taking place upstairs at the Jericho Tavern in Walton Street Oxford. The Geek Nights are always a good night out!

Future Of Web Design 17th April

From Design to Deployment
Creating a site isn’t always a straight process of sketches to static photoshop comps to coding HTML & CSS. Looking at the workflow and nitty gritty of various designers reveals a variety of techniques for getting a design deployed on the web. This session will look at those practices: creating personal frameworks, planning markup for semantics, accessibility and SEO, browsing testing, bughunting and many more.

I also seem to have been volunteered for a live bout of layer tennis! Elliot Jay Stocks and I are pitted against Jina Bolton and Hannah Donovan from last.fm. As Leigh said “Do they know how slow you are?”. Obviously not!

@media London 29th-30th May

Three is the magic number
Oh yes it is! It’s the magic number! Designing with symmetry and equality in mind can make designs dull and lifeless. This session will show that with embracing asymmetrical balance and working in multiples of the mystical number of 3, you can create tension, express movement and even express emotion in your designs.

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  • 25 Apr 2018

    Haven’t done a sunset in a while, and tonight’s was too good to ignore

  • 23 Apr 2018

    Your birthday pavlova awaits you @hicksleigh!

  • 23 Apr 2018

    A very Happy Birthday to my lovely wife Leigh! We’re keeping the age a secret a though…

  • 18 Apr 2018

    Kind of them to notice!

  • 18 Apr 2018

    A very Happy 20th Anniversary to @hicksleigh! I love you more than ever wifey, and still thank my lucky stars that we met. 😘😍

  • 16 Apr 2018

    If anyone’s interested in buying a nice carbon road bike, I’m selling my Colnago 😉 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Colnago-CLX-3-0-2012-carbon-road-bike-size-54/302705911235

  • 15 Apr 2018

    So pretty!

  • 13 Apr 2018

    Tasty one this

  • 10 Apr 2018

    Replacing worn out MacBook keys. I obviously type ‘a’ a lot

  • 08 Apr 2018

    Grown up Fanta

Contact us

Call Jon on +44 (0)7917 391536, email or tweet @hicksdesign.

Alternatively, pop in for tea and cake at the studio…

Hicks
Wenrisc House
Meadow Court
Witney, OX28 6ER
United Kingdom