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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.
'Open data' is a term thrown about in many circles, from the mainstream media to academia to government departments. But what is it all about? And what relevance does it have to NGO's, charities & third sector organisations, often hard pressed for time & resources?
A well-written design brief is the cornerstone of any design project, and yet it can be surprisingly difficult to write one that actually helps the designer.
Your print agency might traditionally have been your first port of call when wanting to develop your brand, but everything changes with your brand existing in the digital age.
I didn't see Espen Brunborg talk at this year's Reasons to conference, but my colleague Matt did - he came back to the studio and sent me a link to this screen in Brunborg’s presentation, showing two conflicting sets of values that are attributed to ‘good’ design and it immediately made me think of the accusations that seems to becoming louder in our industry: that User Experience (UX) methodology is homogenising design and the use of conventions and patterns is knocking out innovation and creativity in web design.
A run down of common questions that we were asked at the recent UXBrighton portfolio clinic
The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer which has taken the technical world by storm. Originally developed to encourage children and schools to get into programming - the cheap device has been picked up by the development...
Whilst the navigation on a website might be taken for granted, a well thought out use of navigation can really enhance the user’s experience and journey through your website.
The importance of a well defined elevator pitch is critical to helping you to communicate your USP’s, however this can be (for some companies) a tricky one to define.
So a new year is upon us, and as a website owner you have the opportunity to make a few new year resolutions for your website.
As a web design agency we may have become accustomed to some industry practices, but if we translated this to other industries it would be ridiculous.