Our Blog

Welcome to the Liquid Light Blog. This is a great space for you to keep up to date with our latest work, musings from the team and whats going on in the industry as a whole.


Working with SVG sprites

Scaleable Vector Graphics allow you to have images and icons which look great on any screen and can be resized without any loss in quality and can speed up your website when used in a sprite

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Choosing the right font can make the difference between a good and a great design. Even though most computers come with a library of fonts, this isn’t always enough. You might find your design needs a particular look and feel but...

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Bootstrap 3 is a rich CSS, HTML and Javascript framework. It can make building websites easier by using its pre-built components such as navigation, forms and typography.

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Thanks to the wonder that is website analytics, we now have a wealth of data on every visitor to our websites. But with so much information at our fingertips are you seeing the wood for the trees?

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A few weeks ago Getty images decided to open the doors to over 35 million of its images for people to use for free. Now that the dust has had time to settle, what are the implications and opportunities?

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TemplaVoila may not mean much to many of our clients, but they actually use it all the time: it is the templating engine which plays a key role in TYPO3's flexibility.

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Animation is a new CSS3 property which can be applied to HTML tags such as “div, h1, span”. With flash now redundant from the web, CSS animations are a great alternative to spice up your designs. For example you could animate the...

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The latest version of TYPO3 is now available for download, what does this mean for you?

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In recent years there has been so much focus on inbound marketing such as Social Media, that its very easy to forget the more traditional outbound marketing methods, like email. Email has been around for a long time (over 40 years), but using email for marketing purposes is still, and will continue to be a big part of most organisations marketing mix.

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What is the future for TYPO3 now that NEOS has arrived...is it time for TYPO3 to retire and let NEOS takeover or is TYPO3 still the best CMS around?

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"I'm thoroughly enjoying your blog. I too am an aspiring blog blogger but I'm still new to everything. Do you have any helpful hints for newbie blog writers? I'd genuinely appreciate it."

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Looking for work in the design industry can be difficult and frustrating, especially if you’re fresh out of uni and looking for your first proper job. I graduated from Brighton University in 2013 and was faced with the challenge...

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There are many effective ways of creating a great impact with your website. One of the most versatile and largely overlooked is Illustration. It is an incredibly effective tool in any designer and Art Directors toolkit, a whilst...

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In the current competitive environment it is more important than ever to have a clear brand that reflects who you are and to make sure people know what sets you apart.

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If you’re looking to maximise the impact and reach of your digital content, it’s important to consider which mobile platforms are most appropriate for your audience. Some content lends itself better to mobile responsive websites while other types of content or interaction may be best served by a dedicated mobile app.

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Basecamp is a hugely popular and (at least in the web design industry) ubiquitous project management tool used by many web agencies, helping them to manage projects and collaborate with clients.

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Every software update should be met with excitement by its users, even more so for a major upgrade. Look at major upgrades of Photoshop, Illustrator or even MS Office - the users are clamouring for new features, enhancements and improvements - it is like christmas...new toys to play with.

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Web agencies are frequently at the forefront of outsourcing, they are an obvious area to outsource. Often organisations don’t have the skill, time or the resources to design, build and/or maintain a website. But what do you think when you hear the term outsourcing? Many people instantly imagine negative results, my question is... is outsourcing really so wonderful or indeed so bad?

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