Having a keen interest in car design I’ve long been interested in the effect the search for aerodynamic efficiency has had on their appearance. In the post war years cars were styled by designers who didn’t have the benefit of wind tunnels to help them see how their cars actually behaved at high speed, so […]
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I’ve been interested in car design for as long as I can remember and, as if I had nothing better to do, was watching the EuroNCAP crash test of the new Land Rover Discovery. If anyone doubts just how well designed modern cars are watch the film and then, if you’re not of a nervous disposition, […]
Almost every time I see someone using a Mac, the Dock is usually set at the bottom of the page and the icons are almost always HUGE. The Dock has been around so long it’s something I hardly ever think about but it’s very configurable and can be fine tuned in loads of ways. You can […]
Everything that Benjamin Bannister says here is bang on. I thought the same the second I saw the card being shown to the camera. As usual the organisation itself feels that it must take top billing so the Oscars brand is the first thing the reader sees and is the biggest thing on the page. Why? […]
Just heard a discussion on Radio Scotland regarding the sad closure of the steel plants in Motherwell and Cambuslang. An American from the University of Strathclyde made the point that these industries are dead and we should let them close, leaving them to the Chinese and Indians. This is crazy. As a country we need […]
Gift Voucher Solutions offer restaurants and hotels a simple and commission free way to sell gift vouchers to their customers directly on their website. The system is easy to install and users get the money into their accounts instantly without paying commission. As well as building the website, JMD developed new branding which has been taken through to […]
What to know more about how to take care of your phone and laptop batteries? Interesting story on lifehacker about modern battery technology. It’s good to know that leaving your phone charging overnight isn’t (contrary to popular opinion) doing it any damage.
Gouldings Garden Centre in the Clyde Valley has just won the titles of Best Indoor Retailer in Scotland and Best Outdoor Retailer in Scotland at the recent GCA Awards in Dundee. They also came runner up in the Best Garden Centre in Scotland category. JMD have just built them a brand new website, have a […]
Apple and Microsoft both have fresh new operating systems to plug and the age old question of what’s best rears it’s head again. Here are a couple of reviews taken from both sides of the divide: MacWorld Review Windows Central Review Unsurprisingly, longtime Mac and PC users have their favourites (as can be read on […]
I’ve just built a website for Starfish Construction. Based in New Stevenson, near Motherwell, Starfish are specialists in building cladding solutions. See the website here.
John McLaughlin Design is a small design company based just outside Motherwell in Lanarkshire, Scotland.
A designer with over 20 years experience, John McLaughlin offers website design, graphic design and a wide range of marketing services to companies across Lanarkshire, central Scotland and beyond.
As John McLaughlin Design is a small company with low overheads it is able to offer a wide range of design services at extremely competitive rates.
Have a look around the website to see the kind of things I've been working on recently and if you think we could could work together give me a call on 01698 638630 anytime.
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