After weeks of design, planning and coding, we’ve finally taken the plunge and fully redesigned the Designbysoap Ltd website. The new website features a combined, dedicated landing page for our infographic design service, incorporating static infographics, interactive design, motion graphics and data visualisation. As well as this, we’ve completely redone our infographic portfolio (which you can now find on the homepage), written a brand new about us page and completely redesigned our on-site blog to fit our new branding. The website is now also fully responsive, meaning you get an optimal... Read The Rest →
Regular readers of our blog will know that not only are we huge fans of infographics, but we regularly design them for other SEO companies, high profile blogs, large corporations, etc. A few weeks ago we designed the ‘What Are Websites Made Of’ infographic for the fantastic Six Revisions website, which saw a huge amount of interest and reposts. After leaving it a few weeks we thought we’d add the infographic to our own blog, for those who haven’t already seen it posted around the net. If you’re looking for... Read The Rest →
WordPress, one of the most popular and widely used content management systems in the world, is now available as an application from the iTunes app store for the iPhone and iPad. The app allows you to add, edit and publish posts while on the go, giving you full capabilities for uploading photos and videos. You can also add location tags quickly and easily with the iPhone and iPad’s built-in GPS, as well as approving or deleting comments and accessing your WordPress dashboard. WordPress is one of the primary content management... Read The Rest →
The term ‘web safe font’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. There isn’t actually any such thing. The term refers to a font (or set of around 20) that are present by default on a large percentage of computer systems (windows and mac basically). A belief in this myth has lead to the widespread use of fonts such as Arial or Verdana, without proper thought to as to how the page will display for someone who doesn’t have them. For example if only one, sans-serif, font is specified through... Read The Rest →
We’re pleased to announce we’ve just won the contract to design and implement a brand new website for the amazing Skindred. Skindred are an internationally renowned band who have sold over one million records worldwide. Suffice to say we’re all very pleased to win such a high profile client. We’re starting work Monday (England are playing today don’t you know!) so keep your eyes peeled for the finished version. If you need web design or any kind of graphic design, get in touch with us using the contact form.
A friend asked me the over the weekend how we come up with our colour schemes; in the past we’ve utilised colour cards and charts in the office but over the last few months we’ve been using the amazing Adobe Kuler. Kuler is an online tool that allows you to make 5 tone colour schemes that complement each other perfectly; you can make totally custom colour schemes, or organise them in pre-disposed schemes (monotonal, triad, etc) by picking the main colour. You can find it at adobe.kuler.com or just by... Read The Rest →