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Wayback machine offers living history

It is not the Tardis however it can still take you back in digital time and space. Nostalgic for the Web of yesteryear - those golden oldie sites that have been severed or erased from their servers?  Then take a wander down memory lane a project aimed at preserving the rapidly changing web. ❝ Information … Continue reading Wayback machine offers living history

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Jan Tschichold – Typographer

Jan Tschichold At Bailey Street Design we are interested in all elements of design, current and historical. It is important to pay tribute to those influential designers that pave the way. This week’s designer of the week is typographic genius, Jan Tschichold.  I was first exposed to Tschichold at Shillington College where I learned Graphic … Continue reading Jan Tschichold – Typographer

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The Two Bears

I love living in Newtown, there is always something interesting to see.  I saw these two when getting a coffee this morning.  

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A Call to Action: How to Make it Work

A small business website should always have a call-to-action to convert visitors into customers.  It is important to lead the visitor into to taking the next step with you.  Make sure you add a call-to-action button to each of your most important pages, whether that means the About Us page, services page, FAQ's, or case … Continue reading A Call to Action: How to Make it Work

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The Colour Blue

The Colour Blue has always been my favourite colour.  Apparently, I am in good company as blue is one of the most well-liked colours.  It is the least gender specific having equal appeal to both men and women. Blue can affect us physically it calms and sedates, cools and aids intuition. "Good things are associated … Continue reading The Colour Blue

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I’d Pick More Daises – (or take their photo)

If I had my life to live over, I'd dare to make more mistakes next time. I'd relax, I would limber up. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more chances. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers. I would eat … Continue reading I’d Pick More Daises – (or take their photo)

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7 Characteristics of ‘Good’ Web Design

If you want your website design to be considered, exciting and original it is important that your website adheres to some of the essential features like versatility, simplicity and communication. 1. The concept: If there is no message, no history, no idea, no narrative, no useful experience, there is no design or creativity. 2. Design … Continue reading 7 Characteristics of ‘Good’ Web Design

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Logos for your Business

Logos and Your Brand Logos are the graphic representation of your company and may consist of a symbol, an illustration or be represented typographically.  A well-designed logo helps your brand stand out from the competition. As a visual representation of the company, logos should be able to have the following characteristics: • Attracts the attention of users.  It is … Continue reading Logos for your Business

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Be safe on the internet

Almost every day I become aware of dodgy emails that have gone to my Spam box.  I would like to take the time to make you aware of the different types of hoaxes that are out there and remind you about email safety. Cyber criminals often use phishing scams to try to obtain personal information such … Continue reading Be safe on the internet