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The latest news and thoughts from Hughes & Co Design

This is our virtual space for ideas, thinking and inspiration from the world of graphic design, branding, digital design and print, plus of course our own news, we hope you enjoy!

Website Basics: Domains, Hosting & SSL

Domains: Or a “domain name” is your website name that appears in the search, or URL bar. For example, our domain is hughesandco.com and is totally unique – a bit like a mobile number. Domains are typically anything from £5-£1000/year […]

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100 Years of Bauhaus – But What on Earth is it?

Origins Suddenly, seemingly from nowhere, Bauhaus has seen a huge resurgence in popular culture. From its humble origins in the late 19th century, this movement has firmly earned its place in the creative history of man. The term Bauhaus is […]

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May
Print Isn’t Dead

There is a common misconception that print is dead, buried and never to be seen again. In the UK we have watched printed publications; national and regional, small and large cease to trade, less junk mail through our letterboxes and […]

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Understanding the Benefits of WordPress Maintenance

As more companies seek to exploit the Internet as a platform for commerce and advertising, the stakes have never been higher to have a totally functional, intuitive and customer focussed site. Understanding the Benefits of WordPress Maintenance: Over the last […]

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Team success, navigating GDPR and new website launches…

Can you believe we are almost half way through 2018? The beginning of this year has flown by, with May being a particularly busy and successful month for us here at Hughes & Co Design. Awards Back in February five […]

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Rebranding – Putting Your Logo at the Core of Your Business Success

When you think of any well-known company, their logo is likely to be one of the first things you visualise – like the face of a person. This shows how a logo is at the very core of a brand’s […]

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Graphic Design & Branding Trends to Watch in 2017

Graphic Design & Branding Trends to Watch in 2017 The world of graphic design changes fast, particularly when it comes to branding, so it’s important to choose a design agency that keeps in touch with the latest trends – and […]

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More Searches Are Carried Out on Mobile, so Why Are Most Sales Still Completed via Desktop?

More searches are made on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets than desktop devices such as PCs and laptop, but more actual purchases are made from desktops. These facts might initially appear to contradict each other, but an integrated […]

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Never Mind Post-Truth – Get Ready for Post-Digital

Digital marketing methods have grown and become ever more dominant over the past 5-10 years. As well as website and email marketing, mobile marketing has become increasingly important, together with social media channels. But now key industry trend spotters are […]

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Hughes & Co Design Shortlisted at Travel Marketing Awards 2017

Hughes & Co Design have been shortlisted in the 2017 Travel Marketing Awards’ ‘Best Direct Marketing (Print)’ category. Travel Marketing Awards is an industry-renowned event that celebrates the most innovative and accomplished work in travel marketing. The ‘Best Direct Marketing […]

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