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.

19th February 2014

Who do you think you are?

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.

This article was posted in Design, Client Guides by Simon Emery

Tables in responsive design
10th December 2013

Tables in responsive design

This article highlights the implications of using default tables within responsive design and suggests different methods to use.

This article was posted in Design, Quick Tips by Rick Powell

De-risk with "content first'
24th September 2013

De-risk with "content first'

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?

This article was posted in SEO, Quick Tips, Client Guides, Design by Finn Taylor

"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..."

This article was posted in Musings, Design by Finn Taylor

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.

This article was posted in Client Guides, Design by Mish Maudsley

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.

This article was posted in Responsive, Musings, Client Guides, Design by Mish Maudsley

12th February 2013

Donation page design tips

An online donation page is one of the most crucial parts of any charity website. That said, it is surprising how often the donation page can end up feeling a bit like an afterthought. Here are some quick tips on how to improve the...

This article was posted in Quick Tips, Design by Mish Maudsley

How do web fonts work?
25th May 2012

How do web fonts work?

Times have changed on the web. Especially when it comes to choosing what fonts to use on your website.

This article was posted in Client Guides, Design by Mish Maudsley

The value of illustration in corporate web design

We are living in an joyous age where the internet is becoming a much more design savvy and vibrant environment. The use of illustration is playing a massive part in this and can be seen all over the web in a whole range of sectors.

This article was posted in Musings, Design, UX by Mish Maudsley

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