Beer Trumps

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Introduction Beer Trumps? Being ex-brewery staff, we like our beer. And being essentially lazy we love reusing code and techniques. So this morning, before breakfast I whipped up the below. So what is it? It’s a “Top Trumps” like game, where you guess which of it’s ratings is higher than the opposing cards ratings. We’ve […]

New Web Site: Bird Stewart

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www.birdstewart.co.uk We’re always hugely happy to announce another web site launch, but this one we’re especially proud of, we’ve been working away with Bird Stewart since late last year, with many clear instructions on what they wanted from a website, and what we’ve been able to deliver.  The site looks great due to a long […]

Best use of Colour, Part 2

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I recently did a blog post on the use of colour in design, how different palettes from sources as diverse as movies, adverts and photographs of pretty sunsets. A rainbow of colours I thought I’d revisit this subject, because one of the major parts of design is choosing the colours, so I thought I’d share […]

Trends in Web Design

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I know I’ve been posting a lot of videos lately, but this one on Trends in Web Design, I found really interesting, and I’m enjoying sharing what I find that inspires me to do great new work. Web Design While the web is a graphical medium, and a lot of the design elements from Graphic […]

Graphic Design Trends

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While every designer likes to think they are a unique and special snowflake who has their own ideas to bring to the world, no one exists isolated from Graphic Design in the world and we’re all influenced by it. Graphic Design Trends Attempting to educate myself on recent trends I found the below video, which […]

Best Use of Colour

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As a design team, we’ve noticed that we pay more attention to uses of design and colour more and more, maybe as we grow more sensitive to the choices within these, and maybe as we seek more sources to steal ideas from . . . Colours But for whatever reason I noticed the below video […]

IrvineAccommodation.co.uk

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We have the great joy today of launching a website IrvineAccommodation.co.uk, combining booking facilities for The Harbourside Hotel, The Marina Inn and The St Andrews Guesthouse. While we still have a number of the rooms to photograph, Andy Tremble of the Harbourside Hotel is keen to get the site launched, so we will be continuing […]

Facebook isn’t your Website

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While she’s a little shouty for my tastes, Amy in the video below makes some good points. That Facebook isn’t your Website, and if you’re using it that way, you’re using it wrong and aren’t getting the best out of it as either Facebook or as your website. What’s the difference? Facebook is a fantastic […]

Please do NOT build your own Website

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Browsing my way through YouTube earlier today as I often do, I stumbled upon the below video about building a website. While I agree with some of the points, I don’t think he’s right on all fronts. However, he’s right to a certain degree, and I have to admit with certain services he names, there’s […]