It’s increasingly tempting to think that the more professional the better. Who wants to look amateurish? True, but if the human touch gets lost you’re shooting yourself in the foot.
It’s easy to imagine that words on websites are becoming redundant in an era of gorgeous high-res photography, audio, video and animated information graphics. But as some new research highlights, when people want to find something out online they want to read text first. Nice pictures, whizzy technology – that comes later.
We’re excited to be starting the new year working on a fresh new website for a London restaurant. We’re trying out one or two new design ideas for this one.
You’ve see them around, but have you ever used one? The truth is, we’re not all using QR codes all the time without a second thought. So are they fated to be generally ignored and then replaced by something newer and easier? One thing’s for sure: they do a job that something’s going to do, sooner or later.
The colours this autumn have been something special, a little compensation for the terrible weather we’ve had here in the UK. A recent trip to Westonbirt Arboretum with iPhone in hand yielded some great colour images.
Went to See No Evil this weekend. Amazing stuff going on down the backstreets of Bristol. Lots of street artists and illustrators and DJs. Fantastic sights including this superhero wall takeover (took us a while to twig too).