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September 12th, 2016

Top 5 Social Media Apps for iPhone

With Social Media playing an ever increasing role in our day-to-day marketing strategies, we profile our Top 5 Social Media Apps for iPhone. Tweetbot Download Tweetbot from the App Store Tweetbot has been my go-to twitter app since it launched in 2011. Now in its fourth incarnation, it’s still my preferred twitter client when on […]

September 30th, 2013

Essential Graphic Design Equipment

There’s a wide variety of essential graphic design equipment in our studio but we thought we’d highlight just a few items of hardware that we now use each and everyday, which have become essential equipment in our creative and production processes. iPhone There may be bigger smartphones on the market but the iPhone works perfectly […]

August 9th, 2012

Are ‘Chirps’ Audible QR Codes?

We love QR codes, those funny, square bar codes which link the offline world to the online world. Now, London based Animal Systems, a creative technology company have taken this principle but instead of using a visual code, they’ve designed an audible code – or as they call it a ‘Chirp’. Chirp uses an ‘electronic […]

June 26th, 2012

Skeumorphic Design in new iOS Podcast app

As you may know, here at Quentin James Design, we love our podcasts. So we were really pleased when earlier today, Apple launched a beautifully designed, dedicated Podcast app for iOS devices running iOS 5.1 or higher. The app allows users to stream and download podcast episodes, sync playback with other devices, discover and subscribe […]

February 17th, 2012

Barking Mad Ad

  Dog food manufacturer Bakers has just launched the first British advertisement made specifically for dogs. The advert, which aired for the first time last week on ITV 1, includes sounds which are beyond the range of human hearing. The commercial is a pastiche of classic movie ‘The Italian Job’ but with a difference. According […]

October 6th, 2011

Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

“Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will […]

September 18th, 2011

How Do You Like Them Apples?

If you know me personally, or follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I like my Apples, not just Royal Gala but the electronic flavour too. I first came into contact with the computer variety back in the early nineties during a high school work placement in a local advertising agency (the now defunct Longcastle, […]

August 30th, 2011

QR Code Readers

We had a great reaction to our last blog post, which if you haven’t yet read it, was all about QR (Quick Response) codes. In case you too now want to explore these funny, square barcodes we thought we’d tell you how. STEP 1 You need a smartphone or tablet with internet conectivity. Your device […]

August 17th, 2011

Are Quick Response Codes Here to Stay?

We love QR codes. We first stumbled across them around 4 years ago and ever since then, we’ve been hopeful that they would become more widespread. You may have already seen our own use of QR codes on this website, our new business cards and elsewhere amongst our marketing materials. Now it seems, QR codes […]