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In Focus: Town and Gown 10k Website

Posted by Optix Solutions on April 3rd 2013 in Design, Development, Company News

One project in particular which has been close to our heart this year is townandgown10k.com, a microsite for the annual races which support the Muscular Dystrophy campaign. The Town and Gown 10k races take place in Oxford and Cambridge and each event sees thousands of people turn up, taking over the University towns with their trademark orange t-shirts....

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A wedding planner's dream website: Meet Westcountry Wedding Guide

Posted by Lisa Watson on December 13th 2012 in Design, Company News

When Westcountry Wedding Guide came to us for the redesign and redevelopment of their website, it was clear it need modernising. The owner Katherine Spicer, wanted something that was not only innovative and appealing but that would meet the two core objectives of the website: To provide a useful search facility for individuals to plan their wedding To provide a...

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New microsite launched for the University of Exeter, Arts & Culture

Posted by Lisa Watson on November 15th 2012 in Design, News

Earlier this year, the University of Exeter, Arts & Culture came to us with a brief to redesign and redevelop their website. The main objective of the site was to combine the different departments which reside under the Arts & Culture banner and integrate them so that their events could be promoted using one central tool. At the time,...

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The Grand Build of Grainge Architect's Website

Posted by Lisa Watson on April 12th 2012 in Design, Development, News

In 2010, we were approached by the forward-thinking Directors at Grainge Architects Ltd to work with them on the redesign and development of their online presence. As one of the South West’s leading architectural practices, they wanted a site that would offer prospective customers insight into the scale and nature of their work, while reflecting their strong body...

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SEO and "Ads Above the Fold"

Posted by Dan White on March 8th 2012 in Design, SEO, Online Marketing

We recently helped a friend of the company with some information about one of Google's Algorithm (Algo) changes/updates. The Advertisements Above the Fold factor. This is what we had to say: Any Google update is designed to prevent low quality websites ranking (or rather rank high quality websites first). The “advertisements above the fold” layout Algo is an example of...

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A day in the life of an office wall

Posted by Amanda Parsons on October 21st 2011 in Design, Company News

The wall at the back of our office was just a wall, like any other wall, until we introduced it to Bristol Street Artist Richt. In the space of a day, he transformed a plain white space into something amazing. Whilst we continued about our daily work, admittedly with a few breaks to admire the transformation, Richt set to work...

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