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We have added a new page talking about our use of Movable Type.
14 April 2009
OK, the news section has been left to stagnate recently. We are on the case however with an update site and content coming soon. Promise!
03 December 2008
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new website for the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO). We redesigned the site, refined the structure and used Movabletype to manage the content.
13 November 2007
Today we launched a new website for Charles & Hudson. More on this soon.
27 September 2007
We were asked by Betfair to design and build a blog for the GB team at the World University Summer Games. The site can be found at http://www.teamgbrblog.com/ and has provided a mechanism for the student athletes to post their experiences.
18 August 2007
The University of Reading has just awarded us the task of producing brand guidelines for all their merchandise! A project we are very excited about working on.
16 August 2007
Well it's a mere 133 days later than planned, but it's here at last – yes, our new website has been launched! Have a look around and let us know what you think...
03 August 2007
We worked with Stephen Coates on his new website, providing web templates and the Movabletype publishing system.
24 April 2007
We have just launched the website for a research project into the Independent Group. More soon.
23 March 2007
The project report is available for Routes to Reading.
07 March 2007
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A series of guides written by Lift:
Information on validation and accessibility in this site.
Some useful resources covering information design, typography, web design, organisations, books…
The Information Design Association is a group of Information Designers and other professionals in the UK with an interest in Information Design.
Inactive for the past few years, but are organising an Information Design conference in London in 2007.
An email list discussing information design and related issues.
Link to free subscription page
An information design news website, with some interesting articles
Available again after a change of publisher, IDJ is the standard journal
for information designers.
For discussions on everything type-related
Type & typographic news
Type-related news pages run by our friend Simon Daniels
If you want to know something about code, the World
Wide Web consortium is the place to start. Can be daunting to the first (or
One of our favourite sites, it provides articles on ways
to design and build websites. Always clear, concise and easy to follow
and refer back to.
If you need to quickly find a colour for
use on screen, use this little tool.
ATypI is a world-wide organisation dedicated to type and typography. Both
Clare and Matt are members, and regularly attend the conferences.
An organisation for those interested in type. They hold regular meetings
around the UK, with guest speakers and a chance to meet fellow type
The Design Council offers a range of resources for business.
Community site for web designers with interests and skills in accessible
Owned by Robin Kinross, Hyphen Press produces some of our favourite
International booksellers based in Holland, they stock (almost) every design
book you may need!