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Web designing for the human attention span

The modern human attention span often gets compared to that of a gold fish, or sometimes shown to be even worse. Whether it’s true or not, one thing web designers are all too aware of is that it’s a very tricky game to keep someone’s focus. Our attention is being grabbed from literally all corners […]

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Should You Be Using WordPress Plugins
Should you be using WordPress Plugins?

WordPress is arguably the most successful and influential blogging and website platform there is, and is estimated to power 14% of the world wide web today. A large part of its success is due to its rich set of features and its highly adaptable and powerful plugins. For those of us who are still getting […]

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3 Reasons why you should be using Infographics

Getting through to your audience has never been more complicated. We are living in an age of hyper-communication where each individual, on average, processes the equivalent of 174 newspapers and is exposed to an estimated 10,000 adverts every single day. The hurrier I go the behinder I get Cutting through the noise and grabbing fickle […]

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A Web Designer’s Day in Manchester

The sun has been out so instead of sitting for lunch and discussing web design things, we headed out across Manchester to capture our favourite place in the world… Manchester 🙂 – Captured our senior developer Mark on a two step

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Deciding Between a Mobile Website or Responsive Website?

Deciding Between a Mobile Website or Responsive Website? In early 2011 Bamboo started to see a shift in the amount of visitors accessing our clients websites on mobile devices such as smartphones (like the iPhone). In those early days businesses would most likely only see upto 3% of their traffic coming from these types of […]

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Retina ready 1200px psd grid template

Download 1200px Photoshop PSD Grid Template Today I decided to recreate my blank web design Photoshop template file that is retina ready – When I say retina ready I mean its basically 200% larger than my original Photoshop file. The reason I have had to re-draw a new retina ready 1200px grid template instead of just […]

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