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Dare Conf 2013

At the end of September, Grace and I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Dare Conf in London, Jonathan Kahn’s labour of love. It is without doubt the best conference I’ve been to. I found every talk so inspiring and picked up something useful from each over the three days, but Dare delivered even more… Read more

Skeuomorphism and Flattening Trends

Before kicking off a recent project, our team discussed the flat design trend on the web, and the resulting move away from skeuomorphism—“Should we avoid skeuomorphism and make everything flat?”. A unanimous ‘no’ was quickly reached. Flat design is a style which is trending at the moment. It’s an option, not the answer. If used correctly now, it will endure, but if… Read more

Website Retrofitting: Responsive Keyhole Surgery

In many cases fixed width websites, that are not optimised to work on smaller screen devices, can be responsively retrofitted. Meaning the same site design remains in tact while the layout is adapted to respond to different width devices. To create a responsive site, or mobile site, as they’re often semi-mistakenly called, a complete redesign… Read more

Footer Credits vs Humans.txt

A client recently suggest we add a “Designed by Logo24” credit to their website footer. It’s something we usually, semi-consciously, pass up, without having defined a reason why they are a little ‘ick’. The first observation that comes to mind is that most of the big design studios avoid it. Another is that it taints… Read more

How much do websites cost and competition with Squarespace

I was asked for a quote to design a brochure website during the week. After gathering the basic requirements, I asked for the project budget. It was quite a bit lower than our starting price, which, because it was higher than the expectation of the potential client, struck him as expensive. I discovered I wasn’t… Read more

Announcing the new Logo24

Today we’re very excited to announce the relaunch of Logo24.com! It’s so much more than a just a redesign for us though, it’s an important marker for each of us as designers and for our company. We’ve grown so much over the last year; we moved into our own office space during the summer; Shane came… Read more