Ankhou Graphic Design

Web development, graphic design, and photography by Ian Houghton, based in Revelstoke, BC.

a new On Dit at Adelaide Uni

4 Comments | posted 31/08/09

I’ve been a student at Adelaide University on and off for the last 5 years. During this time, I’ve been consistently underwhelmed by the quality of imagery, editing and design that has gone into our local student magazine, On Dit. While there have been some exceptions, and the content has occasionally been fresh and interesting, […]

noughts & crosses

0 Comments | posted 26/08/09

Playing around with a sketchbook doodle. There’s somewhere else I want to go with this, but I don’t have a lot of time at the moment so it’ll have to wait. I think it’d make quite a nice print. Check the full post for a larger version and a variation. Made with Photoshop and Flash. […]

using WordPress custom fields

0 Comments | posted 19/08/09

I recently coded a feature into my blog that automatically displays post thumbnails using the custom fields capability in WordPress. It turned out to be a lot simpler than I thought, and although my initial method was a little clumsy, I’ve streamlined it using a few pointers from this Tutorial9 article. Custom fields are a […]

youtube is helping web developers

0 Comments | posted 19/08/09

I would venture to say that YouTube is probably a website most people who use the internet have found themselves at on more than one occasion. Bearing this in mind, it’s good to see them using their wide audience to help make the jobs of everyone developing for the web easier. I’m referring of course […]


0 Comments | posted 14/08/09

I’m currently working on a small-scale project for a client which is based on increasing their visibility through social media and syndication. In short, I’m linking their RSS feeds with Twitter, and providing an increased number of ways to access their existing content. A side-effect of this is the possibility of monetising their currently naked […]