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Logo Design Rules!

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Favourite part of the design process

Yes logo design rules! But there are also some actual rules (guidelines) that must be adhered to when creating a logo design that ‘rules’ (is cool). Enough of my pathetic attempt at word play. This is a serious post with an important message. If you are thinking of commissioning a logo design then this article is for you. (more…)

Does your website work on mobile devices?

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Does your website work on mobile devices?

As you know we are keen campers here at Eightyone Design and one of the joys of camping is that you can go away on a whim. Is the sun shining this morning? Well let’s go camping then!

We often ring the campsite on route, to ensure we can get a pitch. This involves using our phone to go online, finding their website and giving them a call. So far this has never proved a problem, however this weekend on route to North Devon I logged onto a major campsite chains website only to find the main telephone number they had situated on every page was an image and I couldn’t click on it to call them direct. I know I sound like a petulant kid, but we are now in a ‘touch it and it’ll work’ age and it is so frustrating when websites don’t work as easily as they should. I’ve contacted many smaller campsites who’s websites usability is great on mobile devices so why can’t a major chain sort their site out?

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Mr Cameron doesn’t support British Designers

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

start-up-britain

This topic has been blogged and tweeted a plenty over the last couple of days but I felt so enraged I had to put in my two pence worth too. I doubt I’ll add anything new or thought provoking to the industry battering Mr C is getting from us logo designers but boy I’ll feel better at the end of it. (more…)