A book is born

14th March, 2017

Alphanimals Print

Saturday saw the launch of the brand-new children’s book ‘Alphamals’ by the very talented Brighton illustrator Graham Carter. Our developer Steve Elford and I with our respective families dropped in to see what the fuss was all about. The venue for the launch was the enchanting little independent children’s bookshop The Book Nook in First Avenue, Hove. The quaint space was full to bursting with excited children (and parents!) all eagerly awaiting the first reading of...

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International Women's Day 2017 with Brighton Women's Centre

Today is International Women’s Day! For those who may not know, IWD has been observed around the world for about 100 years - always on the 8th of march. The purpose of the day is to keep women’s equality on our agenda, to raise awareness about...

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Looking for the one

*This position has now been filled* We are recruiting for a new team member to help generate new business for our little agency. Could it be you? Perhaps someone you know?  To help you work out if you'd fit in with our lovely team we’ve...

Richard's retirement

Goodbye Richard

Last week we sent off our friend and colleague Richard Putnam, as he (FINALLY) retired from his role in our accounts department. I am not being mean by saying finally - he has retired once already but he didn’t actually leave. We are pretty sure...

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Being heard in a crowded market place

Being heard in a crowded market place: A Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce Bite-sized Learning Event. On Tuesday 21st February, I attended a bite-sized learning event organised by the Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the Sussex...

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Are you exhibition ready?

Exhibition season is fast approaching once again. As we head towards spring, it’s worth getting your plans into gear early on to make sure that you get the pick of bunch when it comes to trade shows. It also pays to make sure your team is fully...

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Competition time! Unite the seagulls

Competition time!  This competition is now closed! Thank you to everyone who entered!  Can you help us mend this seagull's broken heart? His name is Richard and his girlfriend is lost somewhere in the website!  Richard is just an...

Audience personas

How to Create User Personas for Unbeatable UX

UX or User Experience is what a good website should be all about. Your site should offer its visitors a warm welcome wherever they happen to land, as well as a smooth journey through the content from thereon. Your aim is to make your audience feel catered...

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5 Web Design Trends for 2017

2016 was a rollercoaster of a year for many reasons. One result of this is a new and exciting landscape when it comes to design and technology. Now more than ever, design has to be dynamic and scalable to ensure brands stay relevant and messages stay...

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2016: The year of change

Well, 2016, it’s certainly been interesting. The world is much changed since this time last year. There have been times when the news has left us speechless and astounded, other times sad (we’re still not finished mourning Bowie). With so...

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Understanding Web Projects

It's important to understand what your web agency is talking about. Most of us use websites every day. We use them to work, to shop, to find our way, to communicate and they aid us with general day to day requirements hopefully making life...

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Creative businesses: make time for yourself

What does it take to build a good website? Our default answer would be: A good web design agency. But what if you are the agency, and the website is your own? That’s more tricky. Our new website is finally live and if you’re reading this,...

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Brighton Digital Festival: Fiona's Virtual Reality Experience

Following on from the CDIT Open Studio events I attended at the beginning of the month, last Sunday I was lucky enough to get a ticket to the vrLAB event hosted by The Old Market (TOM) theatre in Hove, presented in partnership with leading VR developers...