Why use WordPress Content Management System …

Ok, lets start off by saying I am not an expert, like the majority of designers out there, we are learning on the job, and design is not a static environment. Focusing on online media, I learn new things from month to month, new software gets developed with new functions and features. Perhaps, being a bit of a nerd, I am hugely excited by learning new things.

I am going to finish this later

Updating site …

Ok, so I have recently implemented a new design on NXMD, this time I have utilised the WordPress platform which I am increasingly using more and more. I shall be using this site to update users on my projects and ‘adventures’ in the arena of design. If anyone has any comments – I would love to hear them.

At the moment, the portfolio is broadly divided into 2 areas – Web and Print, and each category is also subdivided into things like Content Management Systems, Flash Websites, Photography Websites etc … so eventually users can refine the portfolio search to suit their particular interest. Read the rest of this entry »


John Deaville Portrait

My name is John Deaville, I am a London-based freelance designer. I have 10 years experience of designing for print and web, combining the aesthetic and the practical to produce creative and user friendly websites.

I originally started out working in the field of photography as a photo retoucher and illustrator, and I do a lot of work print and online in the photographic community, retouching for advertising and online photo galleries.

Please check out my portfolio on this site, which you can refine your search according to what you are looking for, there are also articles in the news/blog section which might be relevant to you if you are interested in commissioning a site or looking for information on design and SEO

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My Services

Print Design

  • Logo Design/Branding
  • Letterheads/Stationary
  • Illustration
  • Photoshop Retouching

Web Design

  • Standards Compliant XHTML/CSS
  • Aesthetic & Practical Design
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Content Management Systems
  • Custom Wordpress CMS Themes/Design
  • Custom Joomla CMS Themes/Design
  • Javascript/Media Integration
  • Social Media/Blog Design
  • Flash & Flash/XML