The first few months of the year are always busy writing award entries – as the saying goes, when it rains, it pours! At the time, it seems like quite a task to write different entries tailored for different awards and categories, but when you get that email through saying “We’re happy to announce that you’ve been shortlisted….” it’s definitely worth the effort – it creates a real buzz in the studio – and it makes our clients very happy too!… Read more
Posts Categorized: user experience
We think it’s important that young people have the opportunity to not only play games, use iPhone apps and Facebook, but that they know how to make things using computers too.… Read more
When I sat down to write this year’s round up, I was a bit worried. I’ve signed off a lot of compassionate leave, we’ve had to cope with serious illness, the ‘list of woe’ goes on.… Read more
We’ve been working with the BBC on the redesign of the Podcast Directory Homepage, to bring it in line with other, related BBC products.
The new desktop homepage, which launched yesterday, allows the BBC’s editorial team to showcase selected podcasts thematically.… Read more
Yesterday, the animated film we made for the British Thyroid Foundation, was launched at the 40th Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes in Leeds. The film, which has been created just for kids, aims to support those who have recently been diagnosed with the most common thyroid disorders – hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.… Read more
Thyroid problems are experienced by one in twenty people in the UK, which means they affect about the same number of people as diabetes. The language used in online explanations can be complicated and is often rather medical-sounding.… Read more
Getting people to talk about mental health is hard. It’s one of those maddening vicious circles: nobody talks about mental health, so because of that, people are afraid to start talking about it.… Read more
This year Film4 are celebrating 30 years of backing some of the UK’s greatest films like Trainspotting, East is East and Rita, Sue & Bob Too – and that’s just to name a few!… Read more
We’ve just won two exciting projects for good causes, The National Lottery Promotions Unit and Time to Change.
The NLPU has chosen us from a national tender process to create a new Lottery Good Causes website – the site will be totally redesigned and it will help users find out more about how Lottery funding works, where it goes, who has benefited from it and how to apply.… Read more
During the UX Lunch panel discussion at LDF someone said “We’re not the experts – the users are the experts.” I’ve been rolling that around in my head for a while and I’ve decided I don’t agree.… Read more