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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.


Aug
Wordless Internet?

Before you ask, no we haven’t gone completely mad! If you’ve ever wanted to browse a wordless internet, you’re not alone. Yes we literally mean turning the internet into a massive picture book! Martin Grasser shares your woes (and aspirations). […]

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Jul

Basic SEO

Posted in Digital.
Basic SEO

First off, what does SEO even stand for? Silent elephant oscillations? Silky egg omelettes? No… It actually stands for Search engine optimisation- but what even is that? In practise, SEO is centred on the concept of increasing the quantity of […]

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Jul
The Importance of Colour

When creating marketing materials, from logo to website, colour is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the design process. Some of the world’s most memorable colours in the marketing world are thanks to brands like Cadbury’s with […]

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Why Bother With Pinterest for Business?

Why bother with Pinterest for Business – Reasons To Get Pinning! First off, lets look at a few numbers; there are over; 250 million active monthly users, 175 billion images and a whopping 98% of users try, buy and test […]

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Jun

In the UK, of the top 10 best selling publications, 7 are women’s weeklies or monthlies and the remaining 3 are TV listings magazines. In at number 1 is the TV Choice selling over a million copies in 2018 with […]

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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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