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Ben Holliday is an experienced design leader, writer and speaker. This is his blog (started in 2005). If you’re new to this site, Ben has published a playbook for design linking together many of his blog posts from the past 5 years. You can book him to speak at an event, get in touch or follow him on Twitter.

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The bold city

Those that survive will be bold and imaginative


Hove seafront September 2005

I spent almost 6 years of my 20’s living in the city of Brighton and Hove. This Guardian article about the new Landmark i360 tower caught my attention late last year – Brighton reaches for the sky in bid to reverse its ‘lost decade’ of neglect. Continue reading…

dConstruct 2011 – Expectations and Ideas

I had a great time at this years dConstruct conference combined with a few sun soaked days with the family in Brighton.

Differing expectations

I’ve always seen dConstruct as special because it’s not like most other digital/web conferences. Continue reading…

dConstruct 2010

I recently had the luxury of a day away from the office attending (my third) dConstruct conference.

dConstruct has always been more ‘conceptual’ than a ‘technology’ driven conference which is a great as it’s always guaranteed  to stimulate good conversation.  Continue reading…


Last friday I attended d.construct 2006 at the Corn Exchange in Brighton. It was a really good conference and answered many of my questions about API‘s as well as addressing the usefulness of the various services to designers/developers working in real business situations. Continue reading…

d.construct 2006

I’m pleased to say I’m the proud owner of one dconstruct 2006 ticket. I believe they sold out in 36 hours so it will be great be there… especially as it’s in Brighton! Continue reading…