June 29, 2012

With Independence Day right around the corner, it is definitely barbeque season! However, this is 2012, and it is a given that not all of your guests will be carnivores waiting eagerly alongside the grill. Of course you can always throw on some veggie burgers or tofu dogs, but why not try this vegan spin on a classic barbeque side? […]… Read more »

June 20, 2012

Different shades of blue convey different meanings: dark neutral blues are professional and serious, teals and turquoises are refreshing, and pale blues are relaxing and soothing. Because of it’s versatility and it’s ability to “play well” with other colors, blue is a classic color for design. It is not as risky as yellow or orange or red; blue is friendly, […]… Read more »

June 15, 2012

Usually when people talk about usability they’re talking about usability on the web. But most people have forgotten (or perhaps never realized) that usability has been a key measurement in tangible objects like books and hand tools for ages. These types of objects have been critical to the advancement of the human race, so much that we don’t even have […]… Read more »

June 13, 2012

Apps are all the rage at the moment: iPhone apps, Facebook apps, Google Chrome apps, iPad apps and so on. In fact, every time something new is released it appears that app capability is a given. We could introduce a new word into the English language – “Appxiety – the stress suffered by website and business owners whilst trying to […]… Read more »

Blue is perhaps the most commonly used color in web design, and it makes sense that so many sites feature this calming hue. People are naturally drawn to the color because of its relaxing properties, and like the depth of the ocean or the vastness of the sky, it is a very universal and is associated with confidence, clarity and […]… Read more »

June 6, 2012

Of course a surge of traffic is a great sign of your site’s success, but wouldn’t you prefer that your visitors spend more time on your site? Theoretically, once you reduce the bounce rate on your site, you will gradually be rewarded with loyal and committed visitors. Consequently, this can indicate higher returns on the money spent on advertisements and […]… Read more »