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July 4th, 2013

Exhibition Design and Exhibitor Tips

Amongst the many ways in which we help our clients promote their products, services and businesses, is via exhibitions and exhibition design, events and trade shows. Clients who ‘press the flesh’ often achieve great results as nothing quite compares with face-to-face contact for promoting your offering. Recently, we assisted one of our clients who were […]

July 1st, 2012

System Prefs Shortcut Tip for Mac OS X

All recent Apple computer keyboards feature a row of dedicated media keys on the top row of the keyboard. These allow you to quickly and easily access functions such as Dashboard and Exposé, adjust screen brightness and the volume level, and control music and movie playback. Within Mac OS X, each of these functions has […]

March 31st, 2012

World Backup Day 2012

Today, March 31st 2012, is World Backup Day. We posted our thoughts on data backup and disaster recovery a few months ago which you can read here. If you’re a Mac user, then Dave Hamilton and John F Braun discuss various strategies on the latest episode of the Mac Observer’s Mac Geek Gab Podcast (#388). […]

January 20th, 2012

Screen Capture Tips for Mac OS X

Running a busy design studio means that we’re often working on several different projects at any one time and collaborating with our clients, project partners and other creative agencies on a day-to-day basis. Juggling various different graphic design concepts and website design projects is time consuming in itself and sometimes we just want to quickly […]

November 13th, 2011

Improve your Google-fu

We all need help finding things from time to time, especially when we’re looking for things on the web. For most of us, Google is our first port of call when searching online. Currently Google answers over 400 million queries per day but sometimes sifting through the answers can be time consuming. In this blog […]

November 6th, 2011

Top Five Apple Related Podcasts

I love Podcasts! I listen to them whilst walking Huxley at 6:00am each morning, whilst driving or travelling to client meetings and they play pretty much non-stop in the studio. Many of my favourite Podcasts are technology related, with most of those being Apple related. So if you’ve got a Mac or an iPhone then […]

October 30th, 2011

Our Top Five Apps

During the course of running a small yet busy graphic design, website design and creative advertising agency, we often seek out and sometimes stumble across, really useful software that soon becomes integral to our company. In this blog post we’ll share our ‘Top Five Apps’ and why we find them so useful in the day-to-day […]

September 9th, 2011

The Longevity of YouTube Links

A recent study by the popular link shortening service has unearthed some interesting trends with regard to different types of links. Their investigation shows that different kinds of links grow, and then shrink, at different speeds, depending which platform they are posted on. Hilary Mason, Chief Scientist at used the concept of ‘Half […]

August 7th, 2011

Disaster Recovery and the Importance of Data Backup

It is the case for many businesses, large or small, including your business, that the data you hold is valuable. Regardless of whether that data is simply an address book, emails, an entire website or various Word documents and spreadsheets, it all has a value to your business. Some businesses are built almost entirely on […]