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Emotional web design

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Using Chrome Developer ToolsAppealing to the emotions of your website users is nothing new and certainly something that marketers and branding experts will have plenty of experience and specialist knowledge of. But because the online world is becoming so saturated with content, and because first impressions count, making people feel instantly at home on your site has never been more important.  Read more

Planning a website animation project

Monday, February 01, 2016

Planning a website animation projectAnimation on your website can change it from a still, dull-looking page into something really dynamic and exciting. In our post this week, we take a look at the things you need to bear in mind when planning an animation project.  Read more

How to use colour on your website

Monday, February 16, 2015

Website promotion tipsColour has a huge impact on any website, so choosing and implementing the perfect palette is a central part of your site’s design process.

In this blog post, we answer some basic questions about choosing colours for your design.  Read more

Is your homepage working for you?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Is your homepage working for you? In a world of high-speed internet connectivity and content overload, where information is available at the click of a mouse and users are increasingly time-pressured, designing a homepage can be daunting.

With only a few seconds to capture the attention of a visitor's instant gratification, how can you be sure of producing a homepage that users will latch onto?  Read more

Paper prototyping in web design

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Paper prototyping is an easy and low-tech method of generating ideas and exploring design concepts, often used across a range of disciplines in information architecture, usability testing and rapid prototyping. In the world of websites, it is most commonly used for designing and testing user interfaces. Here, we discuss why it makes sense to use paper prototyping at the early design stage.  Read more

User journeys with with Parallax scrolling

Friday, July 25, 2014

Parallax scrolling is a special technique created with a combination of HTML5, CSS3, jQuery and JavaScript where in essence, background images move more slowly than images in the foreground of a webpage, creating an illusion of depth and realism.  Read more

Motion and movement in web design

Monday, June 30, 2014

Of the various tools in the web designer’s toolbox – typography, photography, illustration, layout and so on – movement has often seen as a tag-on extra, even a gimmick. But with last year’s surge in parallax scrolling, video backgrounds and animated GIFs, more and more businesses are looking to use motion in their websites to further engage and motivate their visitors, albeit in a ‘less is more’ way.  Read more

Minimal landing pages

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Minimalist website design has been with us for years, yet it remains strangely alluring and ever popular. There’s something innately beautiful about a crisp white page, a succinct tagline or a perfect typeface that never fails to wow.  Read more

Improving website experience with interaction

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The way in which your visitors use and interact with your website plays a critical part in its success. If your webpages are clunky and unresponsive, if they take a long time to load and movement between pages and elements isn’t flowing and intuitive, it won’t be long before your users click away from your site and go somewhere else instead.  Read more

A visitor’s emotional engagement

Sunday, September 15, 2013

The purpose of good design is to create an emotional reaction. Psychological studies have show that the majority of people buy according to how they feel rather than what they think, and our emotional responses have direct impact upon our judgement, thoughts and actions.  Read more

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Richard has quite honestly been the best designer we have worked with and this is our fourth website!

From our first meeting through to the sites completion, his creativity and ability to deliver our brief was second to none and we have had countless compliments for our new website. We have also had a notable increase in work since the site went live, which I feel is largely down to the aesthetics he created.

We will undoubtedly be using his company in the future and will happily recommend his services.
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11 reasons why email marketing matters

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

11 reasons why email marketing mattersIf you think that e-mail marketing has become a dated marketing tool, you’re not alone. But whilst technology and web marketing in general may have evolved enormously, some of the old standards are just as relevant.  Read more

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