Monthly Archives: March 2014

How to choose your Web Design company

The difference between art and web design

Web designers are usually thought of as artists and that’s correct. The problems occur when the designer is nothing more than an artist. So what’s the difference between the two? Well, whereas an artist is capable of creating an outstanding “face” for your online presence, a true web designer understands that your website is, first and foremost, a business asset. For example, as a web agency, we understand how business works and we can talk objectives, revenue, return on investment etc. An artist, on the other hand, is often blinded by his creative genius and might overlook the more important element – profit. Continue reading

Head to head competition at Creative Jam

Adobe celebrates the rise of the new creative with a Creative Jam. The best designers in the UK will gather in London on March 27th to compete against each other. The contestants will be given a particular theme and two hours during the ‘Create Now – New Creative Meet Up’ to create an original piece (graphic or motion, depending on the specialisation).

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The importance of an optimised 404 page

Reaching a 404 page is not very enjoyable, but this doesn’t mean you have reached the end of the internet, as some websites like to call it. In fact, this overlooked page has so much unexploited potential.

So what is a 404 page?

The 404 error code is a standard HTTP response that indicates a communication between the client and the server was possible, but the requested page was not found. This error usually follows dead or broken links.

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