January 26, 2015

Spreading a little happy… in Sri Lanka

In 1982 a Sri Lankan woman lost her husband and instead of mourning, channelled her energies into helping those less fortunate than herself. Rita opened her home to those who were in need of shelter and took in anyone who needed her help: the sick, the elderly, orphaned children, you name it... 32 years later the Marcsri refuge is home to over 800 people and is run solely on donations with no hel...

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January 20, 2015

Life's a Peach... with Joey

Write a list, play some pool, get topped up on vitamin D, some top tips for dealing with whatever the day throws your way... It'a just a normal day for Joey. Name: Joey Position:  Senior Designer Tea or coffee? Black coffee or mint tea What’s the first thing you do when you get in the office? Make sure the music's on and fire up the mac What’s your timekeeping/workload management...

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January 16, 2015

Ones to Watch 2015

Card Design Card based design isn’t a new trend per se, but we think it’s a UI we’ll be seeing a lot more of in 2015. We like it ‘cause it’s got that clean, minimal look that displays a lot of content in a simple way. It works really well on responsive sites due to it being easily ordered in terms of layout. The emergence of card-based layout goes hand in hand with t...

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January 14, 2015

Life's a Peach... with Pete

An open mind and a strong coffee are Pete's tools for the day, well, and his best friend, Wunderlist... Name: Pete Position: Designer  Tea or coffee? Coffee/Tar What’s the first thing you do when you get in the office? Say 'Mornin' then check my emails and start my minute dock What’s your timekeeping/workload management secret? Do you use apps/online tools/leather-bound diary? I ...

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January 7, 2015

Pigeon: An early Christmas present from Google

We were ‘lucky’ enough to receive an early Christmas present from Google here in the UK. Not a partridge in a pear tree, but a Pigeon. Other English speaking countries also received the gift of the Pigeon, including Canada and Australia, after trials in the USA some six months ago. Yes, Google updated its algorithms with this not-so-cute feathered friend just before the festive season...

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