Michael Gearon

Senior Interaction Designer at Companies House

News & Insights

The occasional post around CRO, web design and development as well my insights into trending digital topics

Online Food Hygiene Rating

When ordering a takeaway we sometimes use personal reviews, recommendations, photography, and the establishments website or social media to make our decision. However recently I noticed there is no benchmark

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Apple iBeacons

During this year, the thing that has stuck with me the most is the Apple iBeacons. Introduced in IOS 7 (2013), an iBeacon is a new type of location awareness.

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CSS Background-Clip Text

The “background-clip: text” is supported in all main browsers with the Webkit prefix, it allows a background image to be clipped by a text element. In this post we will

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Odds and Ends #2 – SEO and WordPress

‘Odds and Ends’ will be a weekly post containing (in my humble opinion) some of the best blog posts, videos and tutorials on the web. It will cover a wide

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CSS Multi-Column Layout Module

CSS columns give us, the web designers the ability to flow content between multi-columns which adjusts depending on the viewport size. This module has plenty of options to produce layouts

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Odds and Ends #1 – Typography

‘Odds and Ends’ will be a weekly post containing (in my humble opinion) some of the best blog posts, videos and tutorials on the web. It will cover a wide

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Holiday 2014 – Lagos, Portugal

The summer holiday for 2014 was to Lagos a mid-sized town in Portugal. Staying at the Yellow Lagos Meia Pria overlooking the beach it is an incredible hotel. As well

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Introduction to CSS Blend Modes

CSS blend modes is currently a W3C Candidate recommendation. The use of blending has been a common practise in static designs but with the use of CSS blend modes it

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HTML Media Capture

What is Media Capture? Media Capture is currently a W3C Last Working Draft, it allows users the ability to access there camera, microphone or video camera to then either select

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Interactive Applications

The use of electronics to produce inexpensive applications has been increasing in the past couple of years, with Raspberry Pi selling 2 million of it’s computers in October 2013. As

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