Design, Theory & Ramblings

Looking to get started in Web Development?

Looking to get started in Web Development? Learning code can seem like a daunting task at first, especially if you're teaching yourself, but there are many resources out there dedicated to helping you learn and improve.

Craft CMS at Shape

Over the past year or so, we’ve been tinkering with a CMS called - Craft, and we love it! When we first started Shape, we ran mostly every website through Expression Engine, but we’ve dropped this completely in favour of Craft.

Best sites of August

So, who wants to see some swanky new sites? You do? Well look new further! I've got some proper corkers for you this month. Let's get down to business.

Do you want some Work Experience here at Shape?

A brief introduction into what we’re looking for An individual to come into the studio and work on our very popular studio project ‘Shape Christmas’ for 2016. The role will mean you get to spend some valuable time in a vibrant studio environment with our team, working on a live...

Inspirational design quotes for web designers and graphic designers

Inspirational quotes are becoming more and more popular on social media these days, especially instagram. We're currently in the process of increasing our studio space, creating a new kitchen area and building a brand new meeting room. In the past, we have commissioned illustrators to decorate sections of our walls...

What I’ve been up to this month

As 2016 continues to fly by, another month means plenty more projects to share with you. I have had a pretty steady month, with plenty of design work, some for new clients, some for existing clients. All-in-all a pretty enjoyable month.

Slack : Communication On Steroids

Slacks motto is ‘Be Less Busy’. Slack is an app designed to bring all your team communication into one place, now its not a substitute fortalking, but when you're working away with your headphones in its a lot easier to reply to someone on slack than to grab someones attention...

Site Launch - PrintLab

This past week we have launched a long anticipated website for a company called PrintLab. PrintLab are a creative brand that supplies 3D printing products to schools and businesses around the world, whilst being open to collaborations with product partners and resellers to create the best end-to-end solutions.

Bootstrap: What Is It and Why Should You Care

Bootstrap is a free and open source front end web development framework/toolkit primarily used for creating websites and web apps. It was created by Mark Otto and Jacob Thornton in 2011, whilst they were at Twitter as a way to maintain design consistency and reduce the maintenance burden that came...

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