Fast loading websites: why page speed is just as important as the design

  • Fast loading website code

Everybody wants a good looking website. We want our content to reach out and grab the attention of the audience – but what if the information we’re trying to communicate doesn’t manage to hit its mark because the visitor has given up waiting for the page to load? Fast loading websites don’t just help the visitor to access […]

Why you need an SSL certificate for your website

The “www.” of most web addresses is usually preceded by either http or https. HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, and is the foundation for communicating data over the internet. The ‘S’ in HTTPS stands for ‘secure’, and the purpose of this simple article is to explain why you need HTTPS certification for your website, even if your […]

What are the causes of web project delay?

We’re sometimes asked by new clients if we can deliver on time. And we usually respond by asking them the same question… This article sheds light on some of the causes of web project delay. Design: consider it, approve it, commit to it Any good web team will ask the client to sign the design visuals off before starting […]

Why use WordPress for your website?

  • Why use Wordpress for your website?

We use the WordPress web platform for our own website, and all of our client’s websites, too. We believe WordPress is the best web platform to use and this blog post sheds some light on why. WordPress is the world’s favourite web platform More than half of the websites in the world are WordPress websites, […]

Risks of rebranding your business

So, you’re considering a rebrand. It sounds great in principle; a new look which hopefully stimulates new interest in your business, but there are a number of risks to be aware of… Here’s what you need to consider to ensure a successful rebrand. Gap: Massive rebrand fail! One of the most famous rebrand disasters was […]

Business Cards of the future? Introducing the Moo Business Card+

Moo’s “Business Card+” is a smart business card. It incorporates an NFC (Near Field Communications) chip, making it so much more than a pretty piece of paper. The NFC chip is programmable, allowing you to link your business card to your website; your social media accounts, or even download your Spotify playlist… Just hand over […]

What do Pantones taste like? Monaco’s Pantone Café has the answers

Based in Monaco’s Grimaldi Forum, the pop-up Pantone Café is back for its second summer. The café is a feast for the eyes – and your insides – bringing more than a bit of colour to the French Riviera. Pantone, a standardised colour matching system created by Lawrence Herbert in 1960, utilises a numbering system […]

How to use the Yoast SEO plugin

  • How to use the Yoast SEO plugin

This article provides some useful tips on how to use the Yoast SEO plugin if you have a WordPress website.

Gradients in branding: we look at what works and why

In recent years design has focused heavily on flat, minimal aesthetics in particular when looking at branding, with the use of effects like gradients being viewed as outdated.

Break the habit of over-designing

It was Albert Einstein who said “Make things as simple as possible but no simpler”, and this statement rings pertinently true for graphic design.