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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.

Don’t make me think - A bible on usability by Steve Krug

There is one book that everyone who is interested in usability should read, and that is “Don’t make me think” by Steve Krug.

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

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.

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.

Getting your data from the cloud

How to become device agnostic and what it means for your data

All too often you hear about people losing their phones and, along with it, their data. This blog post explores how you can become "device agnostic", freeing the tether between your device and your memories.

Inspiring uses of illustration in web design

Why do so many tech companies uses illustrations in their website? Other than making a website interesting to look at, there are a few more subtle reasons.

WordPress Programmer Learns TYPO3

Embracing a new technology requires your mind to expand to encapsulate it but how many of us have the time to plough into a new technology just for the fun of learning it these days? Read on to learn from my journey from fuzzy, WordPress comfort zone and into the unknown abyss of TYPO3.

Browser screen shots taken on same screen but different browsers showing colour variations

Colour management for the web: Should I colour manage my Sketch files?

Now that Sketch supports colour management, should we be turning on colour management? A dive into colour management, profiles and what this means for the web

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