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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.

23rd April 2014

TemplaVoila & TYPO3 6.2 LTS

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.

This article was posted in Musings, Tools by Finn Taylor, Oliver Rowlands

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

This article was posted in Musings, Tools by Finn Taylor, Oliver Rowlands

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?

This article was posted in Tools, Musings by Finn Taylor

"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."

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

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...

This article was posted in Musings, Design by Mish Maudsley

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.

This article was posted in Musings by Finn Taylor

27th December 2013

Outsourcing – friend or foe?

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?

This article was posted in Musings by Tamara Mansfield Kerr

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.

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

"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

Thinking about making your website mobile responsive?

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.

This article was posted in Responsive, Musings, Quick Tips by Finn Taylor

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