Blog archives: July 2014

World Wide Web and International Beer Day

World Wide Web and International Beer Day

Friday 1st Aug, 2014 is World Wide Web & International Beer Day

 

Happy WWW Day!

World Wide Web Day is a global celebration dedicated to browsing the web, the online activity that brings the world and wealth of knowledge to your fingertips.

The World Wide Web was conceived by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 at the CERN centre in Geneva, Switzerland, as a way for him to communicate with co-workers via hyperlinks. The WWW has evolved and now become the main means...

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Posted on: 31/07/2014   Categories: Just for Fun, Web Design, Announcements

5 Things That Will Make or Break Your Website

5 Things That Will Make or Break Your Website

The options when it comes to designing the layout and functionality of your website are endless. With emergence of new technology and advanced techniques you are able to create all manner of weird and wonderful designs.

But just because you can doesn’t mean you should. Sometimes simpler is better. Here are 5 things that can make or break your website.

 

1. Confusing Navigation

It is possible to...

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Posted on: 30/07/2014   Categories: Search Engine Optimisation, UX, Web Design, Typography

Is Flash Dying?

Is Flash Dying?

Why Flash Is Dying...or ‘how you’re alienating anyone that accesses your website via a mobile or tablet device if you are using Flash technology’.

Simply put, if your website is using Flash (for animations or for streaming audio and video) then you seriously need to consider doing something about it.

 

Checking Your Website for Flash 

If you’re not...

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Posted on: 28/07/2014   Categories: Search Engine Optimisation, Web Design

7 Things You Need to Know About Email Marketing

7 Things You Need to Know About Email Marketing

Email marketing might not be as popular as some modern online marketing techniques but it should be dismissed at your peril. Read on for 7 facts and tips to make the most of your next campaign.

 

It’s Not Dead

First things first, email marketing is far from dead. It might be over shadowed by more ‘sexy’ online marketing avenues such as social media but one glance at your inbox should be proof it’s...

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Posted on: 24/07/2014   Categories: Web Design, Business

Lottys Flowers Website Award

Lottys Flowers Website Award

Congratulations to Lotty's Flowers for winning the Adobe Site of the Day Award.

Lotty's Flowers is an independent florist, including, weddings, corporate events and sympathy.
A Creek Creative associate artist, offering something truly unique for Kent and the South-East.

Charlotte is the owner of Lotty's with a passion for flowers her distinctive floral arrangements are designed and tailored for individual requirements. Fashionable modern designs or traditional themes with...

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Posted on: 20/07/2014   Categories: Web Design, Business, Announcements

Why Good Typography Matters

Why Good Typography Matters

One of the first things every designer should invest time in is understanding how important typography can be. Whether it’s for a single logo or a 100 page brochure, correct typography is a fundamental aspect of all good design.

Once they have grasped this importance, they’ll then spend the rest of their careers trying to explain it to clients! 

If you’re reading this because you’re a designer looking for solid reasons...

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Posted on: 17/07/2014   Categories: Just for Fun, UX, Web Design, Business, Typography

The Importance of Infographics

The Importance of Infographics

Infographics are a great visual medium for sharing data and insights in a way that is both fun and interesting to read. Their highly visual nature and ease with which they can be used to convey often complex information has made them extremely popular online with the media and businesses.

The ability to quickly and visually tell two sides of a story, offering data to support both sides of an argument in order to reach a conclusion, is a huge plus point of infographics. 

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Posted on: 17/07/2014   Categories: Just for Fun, Infographics, Business, Social media

Web Design Trends

Web Design Trends

Simple and flat. It sounds more like a coffee. Or perhaps a beginners obstacle course. But it’s actually a continued design trend sweeping across the net that strips everything back to basics. To an almost print level of design.

 

What is Flat Design?

Flat design is an aesthetically pleasing way of displaying a website to ensure it focusses on putting your content front and centre. It strips away all of the noise,...

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Posted on: 08/07/2014   Categories: UX, Web Design

Lottys Flowers Specialist Floral Artists in Kent

Lottys Flowers Specialist Floral Artists in Kent

Need a florist?

Lotty's are a professionally qualified independent florist company, offering something truly unique and contemporary for Kent and the South-East.

They are proud to be part of Creek Creative, an art and design community in Faversham. Like the other Creek Creative members Lotty's Flowers offer artistic and bespoke designs that are inspirational.

Check out Lotty's lil boutique in Faversham, Kent: Lotty's...

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Posted on: 06/07/2014   Categories: Just for Fun, Business, Announcements

Let’s Talk About User Experience

Let’s Talk About User Experience

As the web has evolved, websites and web applications have become progressively complex. This advancement in functionality has meant that web designers have had to radically change the way they approach the design of websites and applications to ensure they are as simple and easy to use as possible.

In the past no one paid much attention to the users experience. Instead focussing on whether a website ‘looked cool’. It was more important that the design...

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Posted on: 06/07/2014   Categories: UX, Web Design

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