What is responsive web design? As web designers, we realise that many people are confused about the meaning of responsive web design. People often think it just means that a website is more interactive – but the truth is of much greater importance. A responsive design will adapt to a user’s device – for example, […]
Google is currently on a mission to make the internet more accessible – especially for mobile users, in their valiant effort to do so they’ve started penalising websites that take ‘too long’ to load. This means that if your website has a lot of large images and takes ages to display properly – your Google […]
It’s quite easy to say that good design has a positive effect on a business, but how do we quantify that? The ultimate question to ask is ‘Does good design bring profit or recognition superior to the average in the industry’.
The UK is a centre for design excellence and the design sector is the largest in Europe and the second largest in the world. Design contributes 7.2% of the UK’s total Gross Value Added (GVA) and employs 1.6 million people.
How to find a graphic design internship – Top 10 tips
Finding an internship is very similar to finding a full-time job and should be approached in a similar way. It probably won’t be easy but don’t give up! I receive emails and applications for internships from lots of student designers, and in my opinion only a very few go about things in the best way, […]
Some of the best logo designs are exquisitely simple, squeezing meaning out of every possible line, gesture, mark and even empty space. As graphic designers, we call this use of blank space negative space, and we're constantly striving for balance between the positive marks on the page and negative space which make up a logo. […]
If your logo has been designed by a graphic designer (like us!) you will probably have been supplied with a whole host of files in weird formats that may not make much sense. But there is a reason behind the madness, and knowing how to supply your logo in the correct format for different applications […]