Future of Web Design

This looks like a really old post (I mean, it's from 2006 for goodness sake). Stay for the retro vibes but be aware any information in this post is likely way out of date.

Ryan Carson must be one of the busiest guys on the web. In addition to currently selling off DropSend , launching Hey Amigo and running Vitamin and Carson Workshops, he has taken the Future of Web Apps conference from London into the States. Now he’s expanding his events portfolio to include the recently announced Future of Web Design. How I wish he’d launched that before I’d spent my conference budget for the year!

From the looks of it, the new event will cater for the more UI-centred aspect of web development of typography, layouts and branding (I think I can guess a few of the speakers already), as opposed to the more wide-ranging Apps conference. This is great as the design-type sessions at atmedia this year were heavily attended and showed that there is definitely a demand for this.

We’ve gone from having no large web conferences in the UK to having atmedia, dconstruct and the Future of ... in the space of a couple of years. It’s going to get to the point where I either can’t make them all or have to self-fund my way around. It’s a nice problem to have.

Anyway, if you think you can make it to London in April, go and sign up, registration fr FoWD opens 18th January. If it is anything like last year’s FoWA or if the line-up is a strong as the upcoming one it should be a cracking day.

UPDATE: Unfortunately I’ll be missing this year’s FoWA conference as I’ll be out the country, but I definitely be looking forward to FoWD.