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Middleweight Designer vacancy
21 December 2018
Following a great 2018 and the addition of some exciting new clients our team is...
How video content can help your brand
7 December 2018
It’s no secret that video is taking over the internet – and our range of...
Borders College students inspired to design their own career path
27 November 2018
Our Creative Director, Ben Walker, recently revisited Borders College – where he studied Art &...
How to get a job in the design industry
5 October 2018
Did you know that design is one of the most popular college and university courses...
What is an infographic?
27 September 2018
In a nutshell, an infographic is a data-rich visualisation of a set of information. Simple,...
What’s this Coke Zero rebrand all about then?
4 September 2018
One of the biggest selling soft drinks on the block has recently had a brand...
7 questions you MUST ask before choosing a design agency
13 August 2018
Choosing the right design agency for your organisation can be tricky business. If only there...
This emoji could save your life
24 July 2018
We all know that good illustration makes an instant impact. But how effective are simple...
5 simple steps to improve SEO for your SME
19 July 2018
To the uninitiated, even the phrase search engine optimisation or SEO can send shivers down...
Gin bottle designs that look good enough to drink
9 July 2018
We know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to...
Building a brand: understanding the building blocks
4 July 2018
Building a brand is more than simply choosing a name for your business. It’s more...
How to design for print in an increasingly digital world
27 June 2018
Print advertising appears to have been elbowed out of the way by its newer, trendier...
4 ways to seriously up your email marketing game
19 June 2018
Honing your email marketing approach is a truly worthwhile investment for any business and the...
Creating an office space for creativity to thrive
14 June 2018
As you’ve probably heard, we recently moved into our lovely new office in Leith, Edinburgh....
7 ways to get your online ads noticed
4 June 2018
Everyone who’s anyone is advertising online these days – and for good reason. Online advertising...
What’s the deal with mobile-first design?
30 May 2018
For a long time in web design, many designers approached the creation of new websites...
Learning an important lesson from banks’ accessibility fails
15 May 2018
In case you missed it, several banks had a bit of an accessibility faux pas...
5 hot web design trends for 2018
4 May 2018
Could your website do with a facelift in 2018? Or perhaps you’re thinking of starting...
7 great big email newsletter template fails
4 May 2018
Creating a kick-ass newsletter template takes time, experience and know-how. It’s an integral part of...
20 fresh fonts we love right now
3 May 2018
Are you a font fanatic? A tart for typography? Prepare to indulge your beautiful lettering...
Colour choice: A vital part of any successful logo design
30 March 2018
Your logo is arguably the single most important component of your brand. It should convey...
5 essential steps to rebranding success
26 February 2018
Is it time to give your brand a much-needed facelift? Sure, rebranding is a risk,...
Responsive websites vs apps
19 February 2018
Looking good on mobile has never been so important. And no, we’re not talking about...
Why feedback is an essential stage of the design process
15 February 2018
Feedback is one of the most valuable stages of the design process. From the initial...
8 steps to a beautiful user interface
8 February 2018
The user interface, or UI, is the way through which a user interacts with your...
The power of words: boost your website’s user experience (UX)
26 January 2018
User experience, or UX, is at the heart of good web design. Understanding how your...
How much should a logo cost?
12 January 2018
How important is a logo to your brand? Nike, McDonald’s, Apple, Volkswagen, Starbucks… any logos...
How to choose a Content Management System
19 December 2017
The right Content Management System (or CMS) can make updating your website a sheer joy....
5 key ingredients to make your Facebook ads irresistible
13 December 2017
In case you haven’t heard – Facebook ads are big news. They are one of...