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.


Using Dark Patterns for Good http://t.co/zWn9OM1EAo #UX

Why good #storytelling helps you design great #interactive products http://t.co/sugzsdl2Gr

We have been to some really great conferences recently and have noticed some recurring themes and messages coming through. Here are 5 creative tips that might help to improve your business.

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The core principal of this waterfall process makes perfect sense. So how is it that projects can still go horribly wrong? Is it lack of experience? lack of ability to deliver what the client wants? Difficult clients? Or just the nature of the beast?

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"Just to clarify, are your really expecting us to provide IA's and designs at the tender stage - this is really contrary to our process and what you are buying into..."

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A crazy week of web conferences in Brighton ! Looking forward to @dconstruct as part of the @DigitalBrighton festival with glee ! #bdf2013

Whether you’re having a brand new logo designed for your business, or just refreshing the existing one, it can be a delicate operation indeed. The designer is employed to do the work, but it is a two way relationship and there are a number of things you can do as the client, to make the process run as smoothly as possible.

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It's one of those invoices you never want to receive - an image library demanding payment for an image you didn’t realise had been used. By then its too late, the picture has spread far and wide.

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If you are planning a mobile responsive site (or converting your existing site to be responsive) it will be tempting to do a quick Google for a few examples of good responsive websites, looking for guidance on how to deal with layout and navigation issues.

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Video is a great way of adding rich, unique content to a web site but large files can also be a risk if stored on the same server as the site. To ensure videos run smoothly without effecting performance we take a look at how to host them in the Cloud.

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It’s just letters on a screen right, what’s the big fuss? A wise man once said “95% of the information on the web is written language.” When you look at it in those terms, letters are the most vital ingredient of a website and the method we use to create them really does matter.

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Responsive web design is an approach to building websites allowing an optimal viewing experience across a range of devices from desktop to mobile.
Mobile use is growing fast and it is predicted that it will overtake desktop access...

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Running a website is a lot like running a ship...sort of. In this article I outline some often-overlooked, basic, yet essential rules to keep your site ship shape.

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The HTML5 <video> tag makes it very easy to get video files up and running on a web site. However, there are a few issues to be aware of and we take a look at the way different browsers handle video types and what to do if a browser can't display anything at all.

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Marketing is crucial to any organisation and Internet marketing should be part of any marketing mix. There aren’t many marketing channels with the speed, efficiency and reach of the internet.

When planning your marketing strategy...

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The first attraction to visitors might be visual, but it’s the sparkling conversation that will keep people coming back for more.

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Consider your favourite film, but with no soundtrack. It would be strange right? Those long periods between dialogue filled with silence. Most of the time however, those gaps feature mood enhancing...

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Check out our latest site launch for the @BarbicanCentre - Consciousness. So much fun to work on! http://t.co/OF2jxqUW4X #Wonderseason