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We’d like to share articles and updates about the things we love with you. Including everything from the latest graphic design trends and current cutting edge website design and development news to keep you informed…

Making 2017 a Colourful Year…

Dec 7, 2016

Ask any designer about the power of colour psychology in web/graphic design and they should start droning on about how each group of colour has a different effect on the user’s perception of the designed goods. But how aware of colour are we? Mostly, we overlook the psychology of colour …

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Millennial Branding – Why Change?

Nov 25, 2016

Wait – ‘millennial’ – you’ve heard this word before. If you’re unsure, let’s clarify. A millennial refers to a person reaching their young adulthood stages of life in around the year 2000. The new millennium. Now let’s jump right in – Why are companies rebranding with millennials in mind, and …

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Seven Reasons to Avoid Theme Builders

Oct 20, 2016

Why coding websites from scratch is better than using a theme builder: 1. You have full control over your website & where it is hosted on the web. Many website builders (we won’t mention any names) won’t allow you to host your website on another server. In most cases if …

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Creating Lightning-Fast Websites

Sep 2, 2016

Ensuring that your website loads almost instantly these days is extremely important as visitors expect a simple, quick and intuitive user experience. When a site takes too long to load, chances are high that your viewer will abandon your site and find something better and faster. There have been several independent …

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Website Design And Development Process

Aug 8, 2016

We all know that when you meet new people, the first thing they do is go online to look at your website and find out more about you and your business. If your site is outdated and not mobile-friendly, chances are you’ve lost a potential new client! Investing in the …

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Design Lingo – Coming to Terms

Aug 4, 2016

We’ve all had this experience (whether you’re a client of a design team, or part of the design team). During a dialogue, be it over email, Skype, phone call, you name it; Someone involved in the design process will try to explain part of the procedure to the client or …

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Tips to Optimise Your Homepage

Jun 14, 2016

Your homepage is the first impression that viewers get when they land on your website. It’s possibly the most important page on your site. You only have one chance to get it right, grab their attention and keep them on your site. Most of your website traffic goes to your …

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When Last Did You Updated Your Website?

Jun 10, 2016

The easiest analogy we can use to understand the importance of regular website maintenance is to compare your site to your car. The same concept applies when you purchase a car, you are advised to have the car serviced annually to ensure that the car keeps functioning correctly and doesn’t …

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Elegant Micro-Interactions to Enhance Your Website’s User Experience (UX)

May 6, 2016

1. Transitions Be sure to use transitions when changing elements on a page. This will help your users focus their attention on exactly what you want them to. Transitions also create a feeling of elegance and consistent flow. 2. Use Toggles Instead of Multiple Buttons When you are at home …

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Five Best Web Design Trend Predictions for 2016

Apr 26, 2016

We all know design is influenced by a whole lot of different factors, but none more than the inspiration and direction we find on the web. Accessible and instant, one tends to lose track of what we can classify as ‘good’ design. A surefire way of determining what’s hot or …

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