Last but not least, trend number 5 is simplicity – stripping away distractions from your site, and keeping the focus on one or two key messages. We’ll practise what we preach… Simplicity means: Emphasis on content, especially visuals. Reduced loading times. Increased legibility
Number 4 of our top 5 web trends is innovative scrolling. With the multitude of screen sizes out there, websites need to adapt and make the most of the opportunities that scrolling holds. Scrolling through a mixture of video, static and animated content can keep the user engaged as they move through their journey. It makes… Read more.
At number 3 of our web trends is typography. Whilst many brands are keen on a distinctive font, legibility is key. No typographic style works if you can’t read it! Choose 1 or 2 key fonts and colours for your brand, and be consistent with them.
Number 2 on our top trends list is original content. When we talk about trends, it’s easy to imagine many websites looking the same. The easy availability of stock images and tendency towards marketing jargon only exaggerates this effect – resulting in much of what we see online not being memorable. Using original text and images created… Read more.
As 2016 comes to an end, we’re dedicating this week to sharing with you our top 5 predicted web trends for 2017. Number one on our list is the card grid – made famous by Pinterest, and useful for organising large amounts of content into manageable portions for users. Here are a couple of our… Read more.
We’re delighted to share a few of the many websites we’ve had the pleasure of working on this year. And there’s lots more where they came from!
Last week, our team was up in sunny(?) Glasgow for the launch of a new vending card system – Abercromby On the Go. The system was developed in partnership with Abercromby Vending in order to offer convenient cashless vending to NHS staff, and those from other organisations in Glasgow. Staff will be issued with contactless Abercromby On… Read more.
Everybody knows that one person who refuses to buy a new pair of shoes until their current ones are in pieces. That’s all very well – admirable in fact, except when the day they fall to pieces is the day of a job interview. Whilst the ‘If it aint broke, don’t fix it’ method might… Read more.
Your website is NOT a business card. It is not a bland reminder of your business name and phone number to be filed away and forgotten. Your website should prompt visitors to act. What do you want visitors to your website to do? Is it to visit your shop? To phone you? To sign up… Read more.
Is your website dull or slow? Was it built ten years ago? Doesn’t work on your device? We can offer some advice Muti-national? One man-band? We can help promote your brand Designing, building, tweaks, assessment See return on your investment Start today and be proactive Mail or call Vanilla Active. www.vanillaactive.com
Based in the USA and UK, Joli Caméléon designs, manufactures and markets effective, premium, natural products for those who are losing or have lost their hair, and may also have sensitive skin. The company is newly launched, and required a complete branding solution including a logo, stationery, packaging, exhibition stand and website (images of which… Read more.
We are excited to announce the launch of our latest website, barrym.com for Barry M Cosmetics. Barry M is the leading British colour cosmetics company – famous for offering a wide range of colourful, cruelty free products at affordable prices. The prestige of the brand will now be reflected in a new website with… Read more.
Every business needs a website – that much is undisputed. But for a small business or recent startup, an all-singing all-dancing site might not be viable straight away. For businesses with limited time and budget, a simple portfolio site will do the job if it has these three important features. 1) Responsive Design* … Read more.
A state of the art website will keep you ahead of your competitors, and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. With our special offer template site, we do all the work for you – designing and building your personalised website from concept to completion. After all, how would you feel if, having paid an… Read more.
Websites have long been seen as vital to any marketing plan, rather than a luxury. With the evolution of smartphone and tablet, people want information immediately, and your website has to deliver. Whether your site has five pages or one hundred, it’s your ultimate ‘shop window’ and, given that you only have about 10 seconds… Read more.
Whether you have a website up and running and are looking for a redesign or you need a new site built from scratch, the first step is to have a clear idea of what you want it to achieve. Below are some guidelines for you to think about before approaching a design agency to help… Read more.
Are you among the few of us who’ve kept that January resolution? Most of us saw the new year as a fresh start – a chance to ditch old habits and present to the world a brand new you. That may sound fair enough, but when it comes to your brand, first impressions can… Read more.