Teaching programming skills to the next generation is vital to remain competitive in the global economy. This week the 'hour of code' project launches that aims to get more people learning code and computer science.
In 1993 a little known developer called Cyan published a graphic adventure game called Myst. This became the best selling PC game of the decade and inspired me to get into computer graphics, a path I continue to this day. Now 20 years later we look back at this milestone in multimedia computing and examine it's long term influence.
Now we often get praise for our work but once in a while something comes along that makes you go wow! This was my reaction when Britcon revealed that the source of a £7.2 million contract was the new website that we designed for them.
Nominet is setting itself and domain name vendors up for a massive windfall with the sale of new .uk domain names but isn't this effectively a tax on the UK digital economy?
The Addict board store stocks a wide range of snowboards, skateboards, wakeboards and surf boards. Artsgraphica were asked to design a fresh new brand identity for the store.
Google's Penguin update sent shockwaves around the Internet but it's latest change, codenamed Hummingbird was live for almost a month before it was even announced. In this blog post we take a look at what has changed and why this subtle change might be a bigger deal than you think.
The UK has overtaken Japan and Hong Kong to take eighth place in the global table of Internet connectivity, use and skills. Currently 80% of UK households have an Internet connection, more than double the global average but despite this rural access remains limited and expensive.
Arthur Wood and Sons are an award winning heritage building contractor based in Lincolnshire. When they approached Artsgraphica with an idea for a new eCommerce venture, we couldn't help but be excited.
Every 2 years, the SEO software and analytics company MOZ surveys the opinions of the worlds brightest search marketers and runs a correlation study to better understand the workings of search engines algorithms. If your interested in SEO then this is a great opportunity to validate your approach against the best in the industry.
On Wednesday I visited the eCommerce Expo at London Olympia which is the largest gathering of eCommerce suppliers in the UK. I've been to this event a number of times and its interesting to note the changes in the market that are reflected in the exhibitors and speakers.
Frequency is Lincoln based bi-annual multimedia arts festival celebrating digital culture due to take place on the 18th-26th October. Last week I was invited to their preview event to get a sneak peak of what's coming up.
With almost 50% of emails being opened on mobile devices, it's not just websites that need to work well on small screens. But with so many different devices and platforms, testing them all can be difficult.
Hermes Fund Managers are an innovative Global investment business that manages the UK's largest pension fund. Artsgraphica were asked to develop an online interactive survey for the company's HR department with the aim of improving completion rates and reducing administration costs.
Hidden away in urban Battersea is a botanical gem that brings the tastes and smells of the countryside as special gifts for every occasion. In this featured project we explain how Artsgraphica created a bespoke ecommerce website for this unique gifts company
This week Artsgraphica celebrates its 11th birthday and we would like to thank our Customers, Friends and Suppliers for their continued support over the last year.
So you've launched your new website and the orders are coming in but the work shouldn't stop there. Smart website owners and marketeers understand that its almost impossible to get everything right first time so in this blog post we look at the often overlooked area of conversion optimisation and why little changes can make a big difference.
A recent report has forecasted that by the end of the year there will be more mobile devices on the planet than people. The numbers in Cisco's Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast are truly staggering and should serve as a wake up call to any business yet to see the potential in mobile.
Content fuels the Internet and content marketing is taking over the marketing industry. As we all consume and share more content online, we discuss if content marketing is a real alternative to traditional interruption based advertising.
A report released this week has highlighted the continued strong growth of the UK digital sector with 70% of top agencies 'very optimistic' about coming 12 months.