All about me

“Web Design is my passion”.

My Background

Photos of meBorn and raised in Dublin, Ireland.

I am a self-taught web designer, thanks to the help of the Internet. Originally I studied in the field of Architecture, where I learnt Computer Aided Design (CAD). From there I went on to study Desktop Publishing. Then Web Design.

Web Design is my passion. I love creating something from nothing — it’s a great feeling.

But it’s not all about the aesthetics of the design. I’m a firm believer in web standards and take a standards-based approach to all of my design work. I also keep up to date with all the latest technologies and techniques.

My Interests

I love football (soccer) and I’m a huge fan of Manchester United. I’ve supported them for about 25 years now. I’ve been to Old Trafford about 5 times in total and loved every minute of those visits.

I also really like snooker (similar to billiards/pool). My favourite player was Jimmy White, partly because he is left handed like me, but more because he was a great showman.

I love listening to music. The radio is on from 7 am until I go to bed every night. Some of my favourite bands are Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Radiohead, The Stone Roses, Green Day, Snow Patrol, Coldplay, Kodaline and Oasis. When I’m working I have to be listening to music. The music helps me concentrate.

I’m also a fan of sports cars (who isn’t?). I think the Bugatti Veyron has to be my favourite car. Before that it was the Ferrari 360 Modena. I watch TopGear religiously. I even watch the re-runs on the TV channel Dave quite regularly.