Cr-app updates

Posted On: Sep 18, 2015

So, apps. Love em' right!? Thousands of functions, features and purposes all bundled under that little icon on your phone or tablet.It's great to know that in those moments where there's nothing else to do, time to kill or eye contact to be avoided, you have that little treasure chest of applications to call on, giving you endless places of solace whether it's for the latest news, catching up on everyone's photos of dinner or a quick (or not...

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Adapt or die

Posted On: Sep 14, 2015

So as you are all no doubt aware, Apple held an event last week and there were some pretty big announcements. A new Apple TV, of course a new iPhone and somewhat surprisingly, a new iPad model - the iPad Pro.Alongside the the new 13" (well, 12.9") iPad was the Apple Pencil, a stylus designed to be used as a writing implement, paintbrush and precision tool. Post event, there has been a fair amount of criticism of Apple aimed at the...

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GeoDesign?

Posted On: Aug 23, 2015

Devices! Everywhere! Millions, perhaps billions of them. UX & Digital designers' jobs are becoming increasingly more challenging due to the sheer number of potential end products that their applications will be used on.At the start of the mobile revolution this just meant having a responsive site, and in many cases this is also treated as a sufficient means to counteract the ever increasing technical horde. But let me put something to you - ok, ok, you've made a nice site...

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Opting for better Opt-Ins

Posted On: Aug 17, 2015

Forms, they ain't fun, the majority ain't pretty and for the most part we're just happy to finish filling them in. UX has stepped in over the last few years to try and improve the experience of the form filling process, stepped forms, lazy loading forms and even forms that don't look like forms at all. But having said all that - the element of form filling that annoys me the most is not poor layout or examples that are...

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Engineering The Atom

Posted On: Aug 10, 2015

In days gone by starting a new web design project often meant pages of specification documents that we as front end designers and developers would then pour over and translate into a product that was essentially our interpretation of what the client thought they wanted. The main issues with this are that you would run the risk of missing vital functionality that hadn't been thought of, creating a user journey that wasn't as smooth as it perhaps could have been...

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Getting Crafty

Posted On: Aug 03, 2015

With a plethora of CMS (Content Management System) software out there, choosing the right one for your web project can be a daunting task AND the majority of clients will probably have heard of and ask for, Wordpress. The problem is, Wordpress is NOT the best solution anymore, security holes, buggy plugins and no real control over the control of the quality of the open source code being written for it mean you are delving into an unknown quantity, one...

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