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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…

Optimising Website Images

May 25, 2017

People are connecting to their mobile devices more often than in the past 10 years. Hence, Google’s idea of launching a new algorithm index called ‘Mobile First’. Visitors are attracted to and visually stimulated by what they see. If your website images are pixelated or distorted they will move on. …

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Typography and Design

Mar 30, 2017

The Definition of Typography The word ‘typography’ is a very strange term to most people. However, it becomes useful to understand its importance when designing anything based on typographic elements. In order to simplify the term, typography can also be referred to as the collective set of typefaces (or fonts, …

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UX design trends for 2017

Feb 11, 2017

2016 was filled with many website design and development trends related to user experience (UX Design) and optimising for mobile-friendly display. Some trends were more popular than others and got implemented more often. Here are our selection of the five top trends to look out for in 2017: 1.Video is Big Video …

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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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