Web & Graphic Design

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Why are people leaving your website in 2017?

February 7th, 2017
Bethany Doherty
Marketing, Web & Graphic Design

Enticing people to your website is like inviting them to a party; if it’s dull, they’re going to leave. The aim is to get people to land on your website, then encourage them to want to stay. You’ve written compelling web copy, you’ve added the right links, optimised every page and wowed your potential customer […]

Text & imagery: a marriage made in marketing heaven

January 6th, 2017
Sian Yates
Content Marketing, Web & Graphic Design

According to the old adage: a picture is worth a thousand words. But when combined, a picture WITH words (or text with pictures) becomes a force to be reckoned with. Using content to boost the meaning of an image, is a sure-fire way to increase our understanding for the visual portrayal. Likewise, images and videos […]

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The Difference Between Vector and Raster Design

September 20th, 2016
Web & Graphic Design

When it comes to graphic design, a common question that arises is: Do you have it in vector version? The term vector is generally associated with technical studies such as mathematics and physics – so what on earth does it have to do with graphic and website design? At Media Street – a Bristol SEO […]

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How To Create A Gif From Video

April 15th, 2016
Web & Graphic Design

Hi my name is Tom. I’m a designer here at Media Street, today I’m going to show you how to create a GIF file from your video, logo animation or photos. What is a GIF you wonder? GIF stands for Graphic Interchange Format… Graphic what?! Basically, it’s a file format for image files that supports […]

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Don’t let poor graphic design let your website down

September 24th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Web & Graphic Design

All small businesses want to keep costs down, even in this low-cost age of website hosting, design, internet marketing and SEO. That leads some to think they can save money with a spot of in-house graphic design, which often results in unsightly disasters. Company logos, product line-ups, and site backgrounds that match and use features […]

Using colour in design

September 18th, 2015
Barry Muir
Web & Graphic Design

There is a lot to be thought about when using colour in design. Colour in design is very subjective. What evokes a reaction with one person may evoke a totally different reaction in someone else. Different sexes like different colours too. Men and women collectively like blue, followed by green, but women on the whole […]

What's trending in web design

What’s trending in web design?

September 18th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Web & Graphic Design

When it comes to the web, appearances matter. Sure, it may seem a little hollow, but it’s a simple fact that a well-designed site will have a much bigger impact upon your visitors. It’s important to choose designs and graphics which have a specific impact – in most cases, you should be planning any promotional […]

The golden rules of homepage web design

July 29th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Web & Graphic Design

Your homepage is the beating heart of your website; it welcomes viewers to your business and provides access to the rest of the site. It’s therefore vital to make sure that it’s absolutely perfect. That might seem like a lot of pressure, but there’s no need to panic. If you follow our three golden rules […]

Why a specialist web designer can see your business better than you can

July 21st, 2015
Charlie Street
Web & Graphic Design

Once upon a time, a local business meant local customers, and it was unlikely that your client base would reach much beyond the distribution area of the regional telephone directory. Now, a business is only as local as its web presence, especially if you are providing a service or product that can be delivered worldwide. […]