“In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn’t commit.” Say these words to just about anyone aged between 30-50 and they’ll know exactly what, or who, you’re talking about. It is of course the opening monologue to the legendary TV hit series The A-Team, which ruled the airwaves throughout the mid/late 80s and set the scene for a billion playground disputes over who was going to be ‘Face’.
It might seem obvious to say something like Google’s “gone mobile”, but just two days ago, a post on the official Webmaster Central blog outlined plans for a new labelling system whereby sites that meet certain criterea will gain a ‘mobile-friendly’ tag next to their search listing. We took a closer look at Google’s new mobile checking tool…
With the release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus came a new set of screen sizes, including an entirely new set for the iPhone 6 Plus, which is a first for Apple devices. As designers, this could theoretically add quite a bit of extra work and we need to find the best ways to incorporate designing for them into our workflow.
Just last week on October 16th, the Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey saw the annual Wirehive 100 Digital Agency Awards, at which Createful picked up the awards for Best Mobile Project for our work on the Colourless children’s interactive bedtime storybook app.
With the number of higher density screens on mobile devices rapidly increasing, creating icons for use in user interfaces has become a protracted process, now that we designers need to take into account the newer @3x size. In this blog post we look at how recent updates to Apple’s development tool Xcode 6 allows for scalable vector icons.
Wearable technology is an ever-growing, fast-paced industry, and now that the Apple Watch has been released in a range of styles, it is clear that more attention is being paid to their impact on the fashion industry. In today’s blog we’re taking a look at current and upcoming wearables that are not only stylish, but are also making waves on the wearable market.
If you’ve recently used YouTube you’ll probably have seen an advert for Treehouse, an online ‘school’ that aims to teach people how to code with just 10 minutes of practice a day. Treehouse is one of a few learning websites that seek to teach coding to those with little or no prior experience. Coding can include both programming and markup, just two components of the applications and websites we make at Createful.
This week we’ve been joined by two new interns, Kaylee and Pauline. We’ve had them working on a number of projects, as well as brushing up their design skills and (hopefully) learning a bit more about agency life!