Web Design:

Getting a hang of hex codes

Posted on January 23, 2018

A constant problem web designers have with clients is getting an understanding of colours. Most of us are very unspecific about particular shades, describing them in simple primary colour terms like “blue”, “red” and “yellow”.

The problem is that one “blue” can be very different to another. The sky, water, blueberries, cobalt and Everton’s home kit can all be described as (more…)

Posted by John Murray

Web design a big issue for The Apprentice

Posted on December 19, 2017

This year’s series of The Apprentice, more than any other, showed the importance of websites and online marketing in the business world. The BBC series, now in its twelfth year, is known for weeding out contestants who can’t hack it in (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

Five bygone relics of web design we don’t miss

Posted on November 22, 2017

I’ve been designing websites for nearly 20 years now, and I’ve seen the industry change quite significantly over that time. I thought it might be interesting to look at some of the techniques website designers would use (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

How do you know when your website is rubbish?

Posted on October 26, 2017

If you get very little business through your website, how do you know if it’s because your website is absolute rubbish, or if it’s because your customers just aren’t looking for your services online?

This may sound like a bit of an odd question seeing as there are now more than two billion people on Facebook, and Google processes over (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

Design or function: which is more important?

Posted on October 5, 2017

It’s like the old question: which came first – the chicken or the egg?

Well, actually it’s (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

How do visually impaired people use the internet?

Posted on October 3, 2017

Last week, we wrote about examples of the internet being used to stimulate other senses apart from sight and hearing. This led me to further investigate what it’s like to (more…)

Posted by John Murray

Everyone has an opinion, but not everyone has a clue

Posted on August 10, 2017

I recently saw a post in a PR and marketing Facebook group from a lady asking for advice on running a Facebook Page. She wanted to know how to do something that was, frankly, quite easy to do and something that anyone proficient with running (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

Why are some websites still so terrible?

Posted on March 27, 2017

The internet has come an incredibly long way in at a relatively short time, meaning that websites can begin to look out of date very quickly. For example, recent years have (more…)

Posted by John Murray
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