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Sketching your design ideas

Monday, September 02, 2013

With so many computer-based tools available nowadays for illustration and wire-framing, the humble pencil and paper may at times seem a little out-dated and unnecessary. Yet sketching remains a critical part of the design process, whether you’re revamping a company logo or putting together a responsive website. Here’s why.  Read more

Typography terminology: Part 4 displays

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

For the final part in our typography series, we’ll be looking at the most varied group of all – display typefaces. With huge differences in mood, style and design technique, there are still some common features, as well as some distinct categories. We’ll take a look at these and explore what display typefaces are all about.  Read more

Typography terminology: Part 3 scripts

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Intended to mimic cursive handwriting, script typefaces can bring freshness and personality to both creative branding design and more unusual web design projects.

Ranging from the graceful, sophisticated elegance of the most formal to the hurried-looking scribbles and characterful doodles of the very casual, they are an incredibly varied group, but a few rules need to be followed in order to use them to best effect.  Read more

Typography terminology: Part 2 sans serifs

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Otherwise known as Grotesques, Egyptians, Antiques, Dorics or Gothics, sans-serif typefaces are those where the letters do not feature the small finishing lines (serifs) at the end of each stroke. This article gives an overview of how sans-serifs have developed and how they can be successfully used.  Read more

Typography terminology: Part 1 serifs

Sunday, May 05, 2013

If you want to avoid typographic clichés, it's important to have a basic understanding of type history and context. Over the next four weeks, we’ll look at the main classifications of typefaces and their key features, starting with serif.  Read more

Colour which...?

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Choosing colours which compliment each other is all part of building a website which works visually. But choosing the right combinations can be the difference between someone clicking the Buy button...or the "x" in the right corner of their browser.

I've had a look at the various options you might consider for your web site, and how you can use different shades to your advantage.  Read more

Creating a logo to leave a lasting impression

Thursday, March 17, 2011

All of the best logos are instantly recognisable. Is yours? If not, here are our 6 points to ensuring your logo looks good and leaves a lasting impression with your target market:  Read more

First flyer impressions

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Although flyers can be a fantastic way of getting your message across to targeted businesses or households, a poor layout can be one way of ensuring they go straight to the bin.

Here are four tips to ensure your flyer not only gets read, but acted on as well.  Read more

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As a non-technical solopreneur, I needed a designer who could work with - and manage - me. He is an excellent communicator, who made sure I understood and could anticipate what was needed from me at each stage of the building process. He is also a patient and willing teacher.

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WordPress Trends in 2020 - Part 3

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

WordPress Trends in 2020 - Part 3The final part in our series looking at what the year ahead has in store for the world of WordPress. As we hit the last instalment, here are some of the theme, collaboration and VR trends we’ve identified for 2020.  Read more

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