Modern Branding Done Right: a look at Octopus Energy
From their signature colour scheme to their email domain, Octopus Energy’s modern branding never fails to come across as effortlessly cool and novel. Here’s why…
The One Font Pairing Tool You Need: Why We Love fontjoy.com
Font pairing is a skill almost every kind of designer will have to use at some stage. But a lot of us weren’t specifically trained in typography! So where do you start? Thankfully, Jack Qiao’s fantastic AI-powered font pairing tool fontjoy.com is a wealth of free inspo for amateurs and professionals alike. How Do You […]
How to Name an App or Brand – a writer’s advice
When naming your product, app or business, we know that short and snappy is best. But what next? How do you narrow down your options to something that’s not just easy to say and iconise but gives the right feeling?
Three sites for UI patterns design inspiration
Making sure you’re following UI patterns can be tricky, and Dribbble can only take you so far. So where can we find real world tech-based examples for inspiration instead?
‘joy & dread in the wildness of words’ – Scottish writer Ophelia Po talks about her first comic book ‘Blood Ties’
Drawing on her background as a classic literature student, and striking self-taught illustration skills, Ophelia Po has released her first venture into comic book creation with the Gothic gem ‘Blood Ties’. The comic touches upon themes close to home for many during the 2020 lockdown, including isolation and uncertainty. Today, Po talks being an artist […]
Google Docs: 3 reasons why it’s the best word processor out there for the modern user
Google Docs has a lot up against it. Microsoft Office, despite its high price tag, has held the monopoly over the word processing world for as long as I can remember. But with ‘working’ and ‘online’ now being more synonymous than ever, free online word processors are growing in popularity and challenging the status quo. […]