Design, Theory & Ramblings

Why We Love Pinterest

If you ask ten people to define Pinterest, you’ll likely get four different responses. Digital scrapbooking tool, visual social network, image discovery tool, image bookmarking tool. We say it’s all of those things, and it’s one of the reasons we love it so damn much...

The Evolution Of Apple.com

Apple.com, the digital face of the multi-billion-dollar brand loved the world over is today, in our opinion, an example of web design excellence. Typography, colour, space, photography – every element has been carefully chosen and meticulously crafted - there is not so much as a pixel out of place.

Amazing Google Fonts for Headers & Titles

Here at Shape, we are always on the lookout for the next font to stand out amongst the crowd, to add a little bit of personality to the designs. These are just a small collection of Google Fonts that we feel are perfect for headers and titles.

5 Amazing Sites For Web Design Inspiration

In this article we are going to talk about some of the major web design inspiration sites we frequently use to keep our creative tanks filled up so we can carry on producing fresh, creative and interesting work that our clients love.

5 Sites That Use Photography Amazingly

The imagery a site uses really does have the power to make or break things. There are countless examples online of companies, big and small, that made changes to their sites images and achieved a greater conversion rate and higher overall sales as a result. 

Henry Zyda - Studio Placement

As a soon to be graduate, going on placements is a great way to gain valuable knowledge, and experience. You learn how a studio works and all the extra bits that go with that, that you would not otherwise see as an outsider.

In Louis We Trust

Here at Shape we are always looking for new, bespoke projects to get our teeth stuck into. We are all young, energetic, creatives trying to find ways of develop our skills. Football fuelled obsession lead us to create a website based upon the 'controversial' managerial techniques of Louis Van Gaal...

Februarys Hottest Sites

It's that time of the month again people...time to take a look into my bookmarks and pick out some of my favourite new sites from this month! I have chosen these sites for a number of reaons, all of which result in top notch design and development work that got...

The importance of a website budget

We understand not every client knows their website budget, and some clients don't want to let the web design agency know what their budget is. This blog post touches on some of the benefits ( and negatives ) a web budget can have for both the agency and the client.

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