Trendy Website Design: In or Out?

Whether you’re a website design expert like those at ATB Creative or you’re looking for one, you may feel tempted to jump on the latest and most trendy website design waggon.

This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Website design in Leeds is like fashion design in Paris – styles surge and settle; bizarre trends surface and sink; classic staples never go bad. For these reasons, it’s always a good idea to consider both the trendy and the timeless when creating a look and feel for your website.

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Typography in Graphic Design

A lot of thought is put into the words and message that you want to deliver to your customers, yet many people forget that typography can play a major role in delivering that message in a specific way. Think about a specific brand logo that you like and then try to imagine how it would look if the font were completely different. Companies that are most effective at branding themselves put a lot of thought into the typography as well as the words, and that is why you might very well need a professional graphic design company to show you how it works.Continue Reading..


Good link placement in website design

Firstly the links in the navigation of your website design should be designed to look like links. Whilst that sounds an obvious point, all too often navigation menus are hidden or less apparent than they could be. What is less obvious is that the way to maximise the use of a menu goes beyond its aforementioned primary purpose so that it becomes a major part of the whole ensemble.Continue Reading..


Graphic Design and use of Colours

There are many different elements that a graphic design company will take into account when creating a unique design for you and your business. One element that is often somewhat overlooked, but which plays a major part in the overall design is colour. If you are looking to brand you company via a logo or website design, you will want the images and design to best convey what it is that you are offering the consumer. What you may not know is that colour can help you do that, with specific colours used to deliver a certain type of feeling or emotion to the viewer. Companies that have successfully branded themselves may change their brand in subtle ways, but the colour is seldom, if ever, tinkered with. Continue Reading..


How 15 popular websites looked when they first launched

From Google to youtube, from craigslist to flickr – how some of today’s biggest sites looked back in the early days of their existence.Continue Reading..


Graphic Design For Print Vs. The Internet

When you hear about a graphic design, you probably immediately think of design that is primarily done for the internet. We live in a digital age where more business than ever before is conducted online. While graphic designers are regularly tasked with creating websites, banners, logos, and such for online use, they are still regularly asked to create print items for a large number of clients. Yes, e-commerce and an online presence is now considered essential, but that doesn’t mean that traditional forms of marketing have gone out the window completely.Continue Reading..


Apple celebrates Mac’s 30th birthday!

A story 30 years and one day in the making.

Apple continues to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original Macintosh, this time with a short film shot entirely with the iPhone 5s.Continue Reading..