Last night at college someone showed me The Digital Marketing Map. I was impressed. The digital marketing landscape is a complex and sprawling beast and this was the first time I’d seen an attempt to tame and visualise the sector. And what better way than an infographic and a London Underground/tube map to boot! Also, • Read More »
Wow, that was smooth. Google has simplified its logo, ridding the world of the slightly old-fashioned, serif font that we have known for nearly 17 years and replaced it with a sans-serif font. Initially, I was both surprised and a little dismayed that something so familiar was replaced without a word of warning but, at • Read More »
Mobilegeddon, what a term, aye? When Google announced last year that it would start flagging up mobile friendly websites in its search results it was a landmark for how seriously the search giant was taking the issue. Whilst corporate designers and developers have been creating mobile-first websites for some time, this was potentially a wake • Read More »
When Google says jump many people ask how high? So when the Mountain View search giant announced today that it would start flagging up mobile friendly websites in the SERPS this was a sign of just how serious it is to have a mobile first theme. Looking at the Analytics stats for one of my • Read More »
Logo and branding changes can often be contentious things. Remember when The Post Office mysteriously became Consignia? That didn’t last long. It also cost a lot of money – About £2 million, if you include the placements of the new logo before the old one was quickly reinstated.
…Until it’s Gone So I know you’re going to take the piss here, me being a web designer/internet professional and all that, but I did buy my last laptop from PC World. I walked in to the Farnborough branch after my old laptop died a horrible hard-drive failure death in May/June 2010 and drooled over • Read More »
When a little London agency tweeted the other week something along the lines of “Hooray – we’ve been doing business for 10 years!” it suddenly dawned on me… …22i Design, my little Farnborough web design business, was 10 years old on the 5th September 2010! I’d been so incredibly busy that the date plain slipped me • Read More »
There are lots of hardcore Apple fans out there but I have to admit to not being one of them. I’ve never owned an iMac or G5 (but I have been tempted) and I turned down the offer of an iPod some years ago. But the iPhone is different. I’ve had a few unusual phones • Read More »