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.
Don’t let your website SCARE people away! Everyone has stumbled across a scary website in their time – one that blasts music the moment you open it, one that is glaringly orange or transports you to the 1990s. Let’s take a look at three of the most terrifying, and the reasons why they’ve become (scarily)… 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.
Our MD, Neil Mandel, speaking about websites and branding at an event put on by Laurel Leaf Networking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For any brand it is vital to understand everything about your customers – the ones you have and the ones you want to have. Once you understand who they are, you can engage with them, which is necessary to keep your brand at the forefront of their minds. Running a web based promotion is one… Read more.
The presence of video content in our lives is increasing, as most of us have instant access to create and share videos from out phones. The cost in time and money of making videos, even professional ones, is minimal compared to what it has been in the past. Short sharp videos are now dominating… Read more.
So FIFA 14 came out in September as well as many other games for 2014. But it was only September I hear you say!!! Why do they and all other companies do this? Basically it makes the product and service fit for the future and not out of date within a couple of months. So… Read more.