I had an interesting discussion with some friends the other day about how much as a generation we’ve come to rely on third parties to look after our data and what happens to our digital footprint once we’re no more.
On all things design and marketing. Welcome to our thoughts. Please wipe your feet.
For literally years I’ve been playing with different tools for bookmarking and moodboarding. I’ve tried pretty much everything going – Imagespark, Delicious, Diigo, Pinterest, Zootool, Evernote and the rest. Finally! I have a solution…
Last week I designed another new website. It uses a lot of techniques considered to be modern best practice – a HTML5, responsive framework, CSS3 styling, media queries and a CSS3 animation just for some extra visual interest. It was fun and it was rewarding.
We have just launched a new arm to our business. MailStrike is a one-stop email marketing application that allows you to send custom-designed HTML emails to your subscriber and customer lists.
Believe it or not, there’s an art to cropping larger images properly and in a way that doesn’t make the image look…well…rubbish. In this post I’m going to talk about the aesthetics of well composed images and the importance of cropping to the strengths of the image.
I just bought a new laptop. Partly because my old one had slowed down essentially to a halt, but also because I needed to shake up the way I work away from my desk. It’s a MacBook Air. It’s my first MacBook and after one week of use, I’m fairly sure it won’t be my last.
The cloud – what is it? How do you get it? Why do we even need it? All good questions. All of which I’ll attempt to answer in this post. Hopefully more.
During December 2010 and January 2011, WordPress released four upgrades to the core, which is quite a lot. I’ve had issues in the past with both core and plugin upgrades, but all have eventually been rectified. Thankfully, it seems as though I’ve finally learnt my lesson(s).
WordPress introduced some majorly important updates when version 3.0 was released back in June last year. Some of the new features have really helped shake off any of the persistent rumblings about WordPress not being a true CMS. As with all new updates to a platform like this, it requires you to learn a little bit more about the system. And I find the best way to learn is to do.
Web designers are busy people. Running a web design agency is a busy job. You’re front and center for every aspect of your business. You need to manage your clients, your projects, your contacts and everything associated with them. When you’re first starting out it’s easy to get by by making notes here and there and just remembering the important things. But as your client list and responsibilities grow you’ll need something a little more professional to help keep you in check.