Posts Tagged ‘Design’

WORKTECH Academy

WORKTECH Academy

We were approached by influential design academic, Jeremy Myerson, to design and build the first website for WORKTECH Academy. Here we look at some of the features of their new site.

The Blog from the Sea of Cortez

The Blog from the Sea of Cortez

We recommend every project we undertake contains some aspect of ‘discovery’. Read on to find out more about this important part of any project we undertake at interconnect/it.

Apollo Magazine

Apollo Magazine

Established in 1925, Apollo is one of the world’s oldest and most respected magazines dedicated to the visual arts. We were the team asked to redesign their new high quality site.

Catholic Herald

Catholic Herald

Late in 2013 we were approached by the Catholic Herald to design their new website. They confided they were looking to launch a magazine in 2014 and were keen to ensure their branding ran smoothly from paper to online presence. We were the people chosen to help them do this.

SWIG – 29th November & Creative Liverpool

SWIG – 29th November & Creative Liverpool

November SWIG hosted at the interconnect/it offices is imminent! Meeting Location Every last Thursday of the month, this meet-up takes place at the interconnect/it offices. This SWIG event takes place in our office on the 2nd floor.

SWIG – 25th October

SWIG – 25th October

Halloween SWIG hosted at the Interconnect/it offices is imminent! Meeting Location Every last Thursday of the month, this meet-up takes place at the interconnect/it offices. This SWIG event takes place in our office on the 2nd floor. This Meeting’s Agenda, Starting at 6:30 pm Welcome and Introductions – tell us who you are and what you do, recent news, and something cool you… continue reading

SWIG – 27th September

SWIG – 27th September

The monthly SWIG hosted at the Interconnect/it offices is imminent, and on Thursday! Meeting Location This meet-up takes place at the interconnect/it offices. The SWIG meeting room is on the first floor of the Liverpool Science Park (meeting room 3, up the stairs to the first floor once you enter the building, through the propped open door and 2 rooms down). this… continue reading

It’s Time to Grow Up About IE

It’s Time to Grow Up About IE

Using WordPress in enterprises with old browsers installed can be problematic. Developers whinge about it (and should stop) and staff struggle with it. Well, there’s an answer to both that may surprise you.

10 Ways to Win Web Awards

It was close, but no cigar… one of our sites was nominated for the Clynol Best Salon Website of 2007 award.  Sadly we didn’t win it, but we looked at the competition and then at which site won.  We realised that with many of these awards the depth of analysis isn’t that deep.

Coming Problems with Web Design

I just read an interesting article in A List Apart about how browsers that are forgiving of bad markup and css are bad for the web. And I totally get it. In fact, a failure of how standards apply to web pages is one of the reasons why, until really quite recently, I’d avoided having anything to do with Web… continue reading

The Wicked Problem

I was reading through some project management methodology just now (yay! My life is full of joy at last!) and came across the phrase “The Wicked Problem” in this line on Wikipedia: Steve McConnell in Code Complete (a book which criticizes the widespread use of the waterfall model) refers to design as a “wicked problem” – a problem whose requirements… continue reading

Site Features Can Go Hilariously Wrong

I’m going to shamelessly nick a few images here from a site we designed, manage and host (Sniff Petrol) , but which is run and written by someone else. In finding this he showed a great example of why you should think about any new features you add to a website. The idea seemed good enough – Car Magazine added… continue reading

Spotting the iStockphoto effect

iStockphoto.com is one of those little secrets that people outside the web, design and photography worlds rarely hear about. Yet once you’re involved in this industry you learn to quickly spot pictures because frankly, they’re all over the place. But we don’t mind – it’s a cheap source of images and graphic art for clients who are working to a… continue reading

Make My Logo Bigger!

You know, they say the customer is always right. Sometimes we may feel like this, but ultimately if a customer wants it, they should have it. And these products let them have it: Make My Logo Bigger