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  • House Doodlebug

    As season 7’s much anticipated arrival is finally upon us, we thought a quick summary of our three favourite houses would wet appetites and get you through the working day. Checking out Game of Thrones Wiki gives us a great little round-up. Here are our faves, plus a sneaky little addition: House Lannister – the […]

  • The Creative Process: Expectation vs Reality

    According to psychologists, there are 4 main stages for thinking creatively. They are as follows: Preparation (formulating the problem and collecting ideas), Incubation (unconscious processing of thoughts), Illumination (following incubation, creative ideas occur and become clearer), and finally Verification (self validation of the idea once complete). However, as a creative, the process rarely (if ever) goes […]

  • Helvetica Typeface turned 60 this year!

    Would you believe Helvetica is 60 years old this year! Whether you love it or hate it, you cannot ignore how successful this san-serif typeface is. Designed in 1957 by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann,  Swiss typeface designers, it has since become one of the most popular typefaces in the 20th century. Being such a […]

  • Basics of UX Design: Users and User Personas

    Welcome to the basics of UX Design, a small series of easy to digest articles. During the previous article we covered What is UX Design. This time around we are going to be taking a look at how to find out who your users are, along with learning what user personas are, why they are […]

  • Customer Spotlight – Morris Lettings 

    In our customer spotlight this week, is local estate agents Morris Lettings and focuses on a website project we worked on with them recently. Morris Lettings, based in Sidmouth, was set up in 2009 by Robert Morris who decided he wanted to start out on his own after over 20 years in the Estate Agency […]

  • What interesting news caught our eye in January?

    We have renamed the tech and marketing roundup to ‘interesting news that caught our eye’, we thought this was a better reflection of the content. Not too worry though, the format is still the same and we’ll be rounding up some of the interesting links we’ve read in one handy place for you. January is all […]

  • This year’s Christmas ads have arrived

    You know it’s Christmas when the John Lewis ad hits the screens! By now, it’s highly likely you will have seen the new John Lewis advert featuring Buster the Boxer. The arrival of the big retailer Christmas adverts marks the beginning of the festive period for any viewer; and we certainly wait in anticipation for […]

  • Tech & Marketing Roundup – JULY

    What’s the latest in the tech and marketing sector? More social media news this month; Twitter has launched a new look, we also came across an interesting article on how to use their analytics tool to make sure your marketing is working. Pokemon Go has made it into the roundup this month, you’ve probably heard of this […]

  • Are you thinking about the 4 C’s?

    In one of our blogs last month we shared the Socialnomics video from Erik Qualman that provides in just a few minutes a great insight into the power and momentum behind social media. Part of this illustrates how in the marketing realm we need to shift our thoughts from the traditional 4 P’s to the […]

  • Stat Attack!

    You may have spotted our blog last week sharing the great and impactful video from Erik Qualman but in case you didn’t or you haven’t had a chance to read it we thought we’d sum up some of the current stats & facts about some key social media channels we see our customers using. People […]

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