Design, Theory & Ramblings

Here’s Why Typography Is So Important for Your Website

There’s no two ways about it: The words on your website matter.

But this post isn’t about what those words say; here we’re going to discuss how those words look.

Typography and font-choice cannot and should not be an afterthought when designing and developing a website. They have a far-reaching impact on so many important elements, including user experience, user perception, readability, and even mood.

Your website in comic sans

For this blog I decided why not have a little bit of fun and change the fonts on a few websites to the infamous 'Comic Sans', why? because its the font everyone loves to hate and I thought well why not give it a chance and see what site look like when they are converted to comic sans and also I thought it would be funny as well.

What I’ve been up to this month - April 2017

As it’s been a while since I showcased my latest work I thought it would be best to show you 3 or 4 of my latest designs I have been working on, there is a vast variety this month featuring and Advertising agency, a Bakery, Paint retails and a leading Commercial Vehicle Leasing company.

Just How Important Are Infographics in Marketing?

In any given day, there are 2 million new blog posts, 500 million tweets, and almost 5 billion Facebook updates all uploaded onto the internet.

So, how exactly can you distil all of the new (and relevant) information into something more palatable for your audience?

In any given day, there are 2 million new blog posts, 500 million tweets, and almost 5 billion Facebook updates all uploaded onto the internet.

Why are you building your own website?

Would You Build Your Own House?

No? So, why are you building your own website? You might think that’s quite a dramatic statement. After all, very few people find themselves in a position where building their own house is even a viable option. But let’s just imagine for a moment that it is…

Why is our concept conversion rate so high?

Here at Shape we set the bar high in terms of work output, and look to create awesome relationships with every client from the get go. But why is our web design concept rate so high? Let's take a look at some elements of the process...

Web Design trends : 2017

Each year Web Design changes and adapts to whats current and this year is no different. Check out what we have seen as the latest trends for 2017

5 Reasons Why You Need to Update Your Website

3 - 4 years is a long time in web design. In fact, it’s about enough time for new standards, practices, and technologies to emerge. So, with that in mind, if you’re sitting on a website developed pre-2012, it could be time to think about a refresh. And yes, we know, it might look just fine. But sometimes it’s the parts that you can’t see that need the most TLC.

Off to a flyer in 2017… What I’ve been upto

After having a relatively steady December after we decided to get all of our work done before the new year, 2017 has got off to a flyer.. With a mix of new clients and existing clients wanting things re-designing I have had a busy few weeks and I must admit, I absolutely love it. There is nothing better than getting my hands on a brand new website. I love the creativity and process which comes from starting a new design. Here is a short list of designs I have done since the new year.. 

7 of the best websites that use Illustration and Animation

Websites can often be missuse illustraions and animations and their sites soon become cluttered. So I've found 7 of what I believe to be the best websites that use illustration and animation to add that extra something.

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