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Littering says a lot about you.

Littering says a lot about you.

Published on: Aug 29 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Do people litter because they’re lazy? Or a lowlife? Toronto has recently run a campaign using litter to spell out what kind of person make a mess of their...
Build your website based on evidence, not false beliefs.

Build your website based on evidence, not false beliefs.

Published on: Jun 23 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Zoltán Gócza and Zoltán Kollin have created a list of common web design misconceptions and collected data, facts, quotes and articles to separate fact from...
Designing the dull stuff.

Designing the dull stuff.

Published on: Apr 04 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
When people think of designing a website, not a lot of thought is often given to the user experience of the privacy policy, legal disclaimer or other “dull”...
Everybody thinks they need an infographic

Everybody thinks they need an infographic

Published on: Mar 26 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
A quick definition of an infographic (which I’ve just made up) “To present a selection of data sets in a way which adds context and value in a visually...
Horse book egg

Horse book egg

Published on: Mar 20 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Three things for the home I’ve found on the web recently: a horse head squirrel feeder for the garden, a table book lamp for the living room and a knight boiled egg...
What wearable tech should look like

What wearable tech should look like

Published on: Mar 07 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
The concept of wearable tech is starting to hit the mainstream with Samsung having a smartwatch available for some time and rumours of what Apple might bring constantly...
*Santa* is a concept, not an idea

*Santa* is a concept, not an idea

Published on: Dec 13 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Communications agency (or “brand language consultants” the URL of their about page reads) Quietroom have released a set of brand guidelines for *santa*...
Everyday comms

Everyday comms

Published on: Dec 03 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
You know when you’ve been working in communications team for a while when you find yourself taking a picture of a letter from your energy company thinking “that’s...
Real retro iphone gaming

Real retro iphone gaming

Published on: Nov 28 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
One of the biggest uses of smartphones is gaming, (60% of owners play games, 67% of time spent is playing games and 80% of app revenue comes from games) and now...
Accepting the risk of failure doesn’t excuse a lack of preparation

Accepting the risk of failure doesn’t excuse a lack of preparation

Published on: Oct 24 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Erika Hall has written an opinion piece for Wired challenging the acceptance of failure in modern business, particularly in new start-ups. That kind of thinking...