Absolut Center (A Post About ‘Absolute Centering’)

Henry RobertsDesign for Web, Graphic Design, Website DevelopmentLeave a Comment

Absolute centering is not as hard as vodka

I recently read a Smashing Magazine post by Stephen Shaw on making things appear slap bang in the middle of a web page no matter what – this is known in the trade as ‘absolute centering’. Believe it or not this is something that web developers and designers have been struggling with for years. Stephen’s method is so astonishingly elegant in … Read More

To Illustrate a Point

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I have recently been carrying out Adobe Illustrator workshops for a Theatre company, HunkyPunk. During of one of these workshops, I drew a few shapes to demonstrate the process of creating a custom brush, amongst other things. After we had finished, I was about to close the file without saving when I was grabbed by the urge to turn these … Read More

Three Websites for Prime Recruitment

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Prime Teachers Japan

We were recently asked to get involved with Prime Recruitment, a new venture from the lovely people at Prime Education, who were in the  process of building three new websites. We were happy to help, and liaised with recruitment CMS specialists Firefish to design and build three recruitment websites for three market sectors: education, medical and engineering. Our involvement primarily … Read More

Simple Logo for The Stretching Clinic

Henry RobertsDesign for Web, Graphic Design, Logos2 Comments

Sometimes the design process can be so simple and so satisfying, you get from start to finish with zero stress, and it all seems almost too good to be true. I was approached by Active Isolated Stretching Clinic, who had decided to abbreviate their name to The Stretching Clinic, (great move by the way guys), so of course they needed a … Read More

Identity and Website for Patchy Warrior

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Patchy Warrior website on iPad and iPad mini

What, or who, is a Patchy Warrior, you may ask – or, if you have heroic textile tendencies yourself, you may have guessed it: Patchy Warrior, aka Ursula Christie, is a Glasgow based master seamstress specialising in premium quality, custom made patchwork. And we are the ones proudly stitching together an identity and website to promote her wares. Here’s the … Read More