How secure is your WordPress SSL? Find out with our free plugin

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Website security should be one of your top concerns when it comes to maintaining your online presence. Here at Createful we always adhere to the best and most up to date security practices to give our clients peace of mind that their data is safe.

Voice Explorer for iPad

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‘Voice Explorer’ is an iPad game created for Victoria Education Centre in Poole, Dorset by our placement student-turned web and mobile developer Jamie, in conjunction with Bournemouth University. Jamie is going to give a run-down of the project, which aids speech therapy with the help of some brightly coloured characters…

What’s the deal with Japanese website design?

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I just got back from a two week long trip to Japan, which was beyond fantastic (can I go back please?). Whilst I was out there, I noticed a few interesting things about the state of Japanese technology and website design that I thought I’d share…

From West Beach to Venice Beach – Createful heading to Silicon Beach Fest, LA

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Createful’s Managing Director Kriss Bennett is currently busy packing his suitcases for an exciting trip to Santa Monica next week as part of the Silicon Beach Fest tech conference, taking place from the 24th to the 27th of June. As part of delegation of around 20 local digital representatives, and in conjunction with our own Silicon Beach conference, Kriss will be taking part in a Q&A panel discussing mobile apps titled – “Apps for good, for profit or for both”.

From the A-Team to Mission Impossible – the Evolution of the Creative Agency

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“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’.

Designing for the new iPhone 6 screen resolutions

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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.

Getting Createful at the Wirehive 100 Awards

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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.

Using Vector PDF Icons in Xcode 6

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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.