Blog | Known Design Co - Part 4

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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…

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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Choosing a Colour Scheme to Fit Your Website

Apr 21, 2016

1. Where to Begin? A good starting point is to select strong colours from your client’s logo or branding. 2. What are Our Competitors Using? Do some research on your client’s competitors and try to avoid using the same colours from your selection to avoid any confusion for your potential new customers. …

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Ecosia Search Engine Plants Trees Every Time You Click!

Apr 13, 2016

Ecosia is a new Search Engine that works exactly the same way Google does but with an eco-friendly service. Ecosia donates up to 80% of its advertising income to a programme that plants trees. You can help make the planet a little greener and don’t have to change the way you search the …

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5 ways to improve your website rankings.

Apr 11, 2016

It’s not only the smaller companies that struggle to rank well for SEO on the Web. There are many factors that influence and effect your website ranking. People search to find what they need and location can effect their decisions, when they’re looking for a local business for their needs. …

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What is Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)?

Mar 12, 2016

To ensure that your website climbs the rankings on Google, you need to optimise your website design, featured images and text content. With a solid ongoing SEO strategy in place your website will produce positive results and get you featured on page one in the search results. We can help you to ensure that each page …

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