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Do you need Photoshop?

The Adobe Creative Suite is now only available on subscription but there are other (cheaper!) options which offer similar functionality

5th June 2024

Mat's Etsy experience

Join Mat in this blog post where he starts creating and selling t-shirts using AI, only to be thwarted by a terrible...

30th January 2024

Picture Perfect

Today we're going to talk about a colourful topic: sourcing incredible images to use on your website. After all,...

29th June 2023

Ten rules for great web design

Every website is different, but here are ten simple rules that we follow in order to create a great-looking and...

12th April 2023

Winning with wireframes in web design

A wireframe is a basic representation of a webpage that outlines the various elements, content, and functionality of the site without including specific design details. In this blog post, Mat explains why this is such a valuable tool.

1st March 2023

Graphic design using AI

Mat's recently been working on an album cover for Bristol-based musician Alfie Treloar. In this post, he talks...

15th November 2022

Mindblowing Midjourney

Midjourney's AI art tool has always been impressive, but the new version 4 is absolutely incredible. In this blog...

7th November 2022

Anatomy of a web page 2022

Can you tell your header from your hero image, do you know which is your primary navigation and which your secondary?...

11th August 2022

Getting arty with Dall-E 2

In a follow-up to last week's blog about AI-generated art, Mat talks about his first few days using OpenAI's new Dall-E 2 system.

15th July 2022

Computer-generated art

Mat's been building and exploring some tools for creating computer-generated art, in a quest to make images and...

8th July 2022

Effersay branding

We've been working with musician Effersay and wanted to share some of the design process to create his logo and...

29th October 2021

QR codes

What is the allure of these ugly machine-readable graphics?

22nd October 2021

Learning to draw

In January 2021, Mat set himself a challenge - to learn to draw a self-portrait. In this blog post, he talks about his progress.

11th October 2021

Improving accessibility

Too often, accessibility is something that people only think about after they've designed a website. We want to...

21st October 2020

The creative process and typefaces

This is the third part of a series about the creative process. We're going to look at the different kinds of typefaces,...

14th May 2020

The creative process and logos

People often ask us about where we get our inspiration from, and how the creative process works. Mat breaks down...

22nd July 2019

The creative process and colours

To say that Mat is obsessed with colour is an understatement - he dislikes all black and white films because they lack colour. Read on to find out how he chooses colours for our graphic design work.

17th June 2019

How we work

What an Iteracy project looks like from start to finish

12th October 2018

How to change who manages your website

Not sure how to move on from your current website developers? Read on...

4th January 2018

Web page size and layout

Web pages used follow a common set of sizes and layouts, but now it's all about being responsive

13th October 2017

Usability and Flat Design

Are current design trends making websites less easy to use? An interesting new study suggests they might be.

12th September 2017

What did the web look like in 2007?

Iteracy celebrates its 10th birthday with a trip down memory lane on the world wide web.

20th July 2017

Changing websites

A look back through time at some of the websites we've managed and how they've evolved over the years.

11th July 2017

Open Data

Open data, the less famous cousin of open source, is the idea that the world is a better place when information...

2nd May 2017

The mobile web

As more and more people use mobile phones to browse the internet, it's now critical that your website looks good on a mobile phone.

3rd April 2017

Browser statistics

When building websites, it's important to make sure that they work in as many different operating systems and browsers...

2nd January 2017

What is responsive design?

Responsive design means creating web pages that adapt to different devices.

7th November 2016

Web page size and layout (old post)

Most web pages follow a common set of sizes and layouts, but what's correct?

4th July 2016

Nice things people have said about us

"Kat and Mat are THE BEST!!!"

Alison Fogg, Gaia Fest