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Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance

We work on a lot of digital projects - many for our clients and some for ourselves. We regularly face new challenges and changes in technology that, once surmounted, pave the path to new creations, solutions, and deeper understanding. Our blog is our outlet for sharing some of that knowledge. Fuelled by curiosity, a desire to understand and – where possible – answer some of the problems we and our clients face.

What is it like joining a team as a junior developer during lockdown?

Our junior front-end developer started in March, 3 days before the country went into lockdown because of COVID-19. Minna shares tips and tricks for starting with a new team.

CMS alternatives to AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) & Sitecore

Although AEM and Sitecore both share powerful features, there are a number of reasons you might want to consider an alternative content management system for your website.

Adapting to survive and thrive on the web in the age of Covid-19

Adapting to survive and thrive on the web in the age of Covid-19

Understand how your website users’ needs are changing due to covid-19 and optimise your content to match.

Why should you consider Cloudflare for your website?

Cloudflare is a service which, among other things, provides a CDN (Content Delivery Network), firewall, and performance layer for your website. It has plenty of paid upgrades and features and is a developer’s dream, but what advantage does it have for you to put your website “behind” Cloudflare and how does it work?

Website localisation strategy

What are the advantages of localising a website and what are the biggest pitfalls?

Covid-19

Covid-19 Update

We wanted to share with you what’s been happening at Liquid Light after recent events as well as a few tips for remote collaboration. 

As a digital agency, moving to remote working hasn’t been too problematic, and it's given us...

How we deliver consistent wireframes across a growing design team

As a small design team, we have previously never felt the need to create a framework for our wireframing process. Instead, we have opted to create bespoke wireframes per project, allowing designers total freedom to explore the wireframing approach based specifically on the needs of an individual projects brief.

Books for designers: In Praise of Shadows by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki

Books for designers: In Praise of Shadows by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki

As a designer I have an interest in perception - not specifically from a visual design point of view, but more the cultural differences in the perception of everyday objects, the spaces we occupy and how we interact with them ...

Complexity in our complex world: how designers can tame complexity

Elegance and ease of use are often down to simplicity, not just in terms of design and aesthetics, but also features and functions. If a product only has a few features it’s usually easier to understand and operate ...

How do you deal with designers who design without any thought?

As a developer, dealing with designers and their creations can sometimes be challenging. At Liquid Light we've honed our process to ensure minimum friction between both developers and designers.

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