Richard Hallows

Senior Interface Developer & Interaction Designer specialising in design systems and CSS architecture for start-ups, agile product teams and creative agencies.

I’m passionate about the needs of the user and creating products that meet them. I also love design on the web — even grappling with typography 1 — and enjoy working closely with visual designers to make useful and beautiful things.

Web

Barnardo’s Design System

Colour guidance

I co-created, with a UX Designer, the Barnardo’s Design System. It’s a set of principles, guidance and example implementations to help other designers and developers build accessible and usable digital products for Barnardo’s, the UK’s largest children’s charity.

It’s built using Gatsby, a static site generator powered by React and Webpack.

Stylelint

The plugin documentation page

I co-created stylelint, a modern CSS linter. It’s built using PostCSS and written for Node.js. It has over 150 built-in rules for linting styles in stylesheets and JavaScript. It’s used by companies worldwide, including Facebook and GitHub.

I co-built the stylelint website using Phenomic, a React and Webpack based static site generator.

Inside Abbey Road

Inside Abbey Road Studio One

At Stink Digital for Google Creative Lab, I implemented the CSS architecture and frontend build system using PostCSS, SUIT CSS and gulp for the Inside Abbey Road experience.

I also led the HTML and CSS development for the editorial content within the experience.

Webby Award Winner & FWA Site of the Month

Digital Production Office

Marketing website for DPO

I consulted on the CSS architecture of Sargent Disc’s suite of web apps, which are used by the British film and TV industry to financially manage productions.

I co-built the design system of Angular components using CSS Modules, PostCSS and Webpack.

Mentos Fresh Filter

Mentos Fresh Filter Home Page

I led the development of the HTML and CSS, using SMACSS and BEM notation, for Mentos’ Fresh Filter responsive website at Stink Digital for BBH London.

I used progressive enhancement techniques to ensure the site adapted well to differences in resolution, screen size, input type, network speed and device speed.

FWA Site of the Day

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Geox Amphibiox

Amphibiox Home Page

I developed the responsive interface for Geox’s Amphibiox website using stylus, HTML and JavaScript, at Stink Digital for SMFB.

I unobtrusively incorporated resizeable Flash-based interactive video content so it was available on as many browsers and devices as possible.

Cannes CyberLions & FWA Site of the Day

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