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Simple Branding Tips for You That Already Have a Brand

I want to give some practical tips for how to stick with your company's brand wherever you are working in your organization and whatever your task is. Always Return to the Palette That's too simple of a tip, you say. But no! It is incredible how often we don't pay any mind to it. And remember I am talking to…

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How to Think When Choosing Between a WordPress Solution or a Handcoded Website

We have two web design services, Hand Coded Websites and WordPress Website Solutions. Here I will attempt to explain the difference a little more in detail. Let us say you currently have no website or want a complete redesign from scratch. The first question you want to ask yourself before choosing a service is: "Do I…

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How to Raise a Website

Many treat the web like print. You produce the website, you fill in content, and then you leave it “hanging” on the web like some sort of digital poster. I am not against that, it is a good starting point, but let us not stay there. The future is to constantly refine and update your…

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Why Your Website Fails (and Why Old MacDonald Succeeds)

So you just got a new shiny website up and running, but no one seems to care. Tumbleweed rolls across your url, and no one knows your address—how will your website succeed? It is a challenge everybody has faced, and there are some pretty straight forward answers to this problem. You just bought a property: Your…

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Coffee Fact #4: Lot’s of Coffee

For coffee fact #4 I was aiming to find out which countries consume the most coffee, hoping—and imagining to have heard—that we in Sweden were somewhere on the top of the list. The problem is, all the lists I've found differs a whole lot, but Sweden is definitely up there. All the Nordic countries rank…

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Rebranding Skylimit Productions

As the company goes into a new season with several new great contacts and jobs coming in like never before, the brand needs refreshment. The old brand has barely changed since we started back in 2009, and now I needed so shake it up a little bit, make it a little fatter and make the colors brighter.…

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Old Newspaper WordPress Theme v2

Generation two of the Old Newspaper WordPress theme has finally come out. And together with that, the launch of old-newspaper.com. Since I made the first version of the WordPress theme I have been wanting to start over and do it from the bottom up again. But that takes time. Now that I went back to building…

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My First Font Love: Comic Sans

The first font I ever fell in love with was the infamous comic sans. At that time I had no idea about the controversy it was stirring all over the world. I was a kid on my parents computer, and I was typing my first documents in Word (or if it was WordPerfect, I don't…

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Andersens Hobby Brand Development

When we started developing this brand from scratch we went looking for a few foundation stones. She has run this store for many years already, and the name "Andersens Hobby" is already established. Now we needed to take the name and package it in something recognizable and memorable. Digging to the Bottom Looking for those…

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How to Make Hand Drawn Logos in Illustrator

One of my personal favorite approaches to making logos in Illustrator, is where you hand draw it first, then scan or photograph it and pull it into Illustrator to vectorize it and refine it. Using this approach you have the opportunity to either straighten up your lines and turn your simple sketch into a perfectly symmetrical…

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Coffee Fact #3: Brought, Bought and Sold

We hate to say it, but the fact we are stating below appears to be a myth, though maintained by an incredible amount of sources . We keep the post here for the continuity of our series, but ask you to please regard it as a modern myth. The amounts of coffee being consumed in…

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The New Room Interior Website

The New Room Interior idea is about developing a tool for customers to, as easily as possible, submit their entire room's layout and style-wishes for a interior consultation. It all happens on the web, but involves a lot of personal consultation and conversation back and forth. The customer has to measure the room, send the measurements…

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The Shy Tag

The shy tag—this little tag that allows you to decide where to break up long words when the screen gets too narrow. I don't know why it took me such a long time to come across any mention of it, but it is probably because it is shy, and it is trying to hide. How…

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Ben’s Bike v1.1

A new version of Ben's Bike is out, and finally you'll be able to register online to see all kinds of stats and share them with your friends! This is what's new in version 1.1. Change Log: Slow Start Option: It is now possible to uncheck this to start cars at full speed every time.…

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Coffee Fact #2: The African Power Ball

What if I told you that the original Red Bull consisted of crushed coffee cherries, mixed with fat from animals, and rolled into small balls? For some of you that might have felt that our last "coffee fact" did not contain enough actual facts, here is one for you. A historical fact Historians agree that…

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Developing the New Room Interior Brand

The brand New Room Interior emerged over time as the owner Maria turned from having a successful home interior shop to wanting to offer online interior consulting. This is a customer with clearly defined and expressed opinions on where the brand is going, so our job has been to try to listen and understand as well as…

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Ben and His Bike

As Ben grew up, the time to learn to ride a bike came along. The bike he owned was a tiny little ugly bike, made up of several pieces. The front part came from one of his older sisters' first bikes with a tire literally made of stone. The back part came from a bike his family found by…

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Coffee Fact #1: Coffee, Goats & Web Design

You might wonder what goats and prayer has to do with each other, and how that relates to coffee (which again relates to web design). If you were actually wondering about this specific question right now, you came to the right place, I will get your facts straight. There is no counting to the web…

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We Are The Adventurous Web & Graphic Design Agency

We are now branding ourselves as The Adventurous Web & Graphic Design Agency. You might read that and wonder where the adventure is in graphic design, vectors, development, url's and code*. If you find yourself wondering about it, why don't we ask the mother of all true knowledge (and also the mother of all copy…

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Google is My Friend

Some years ago most of Skylimit Productions' web designs started to conform to the upcoming trend of fitting all device sizes. Mobile phones, tablets and screens should all yield a website that looked made for that specific device. It is one of our most useful and up to date skills, giving a way stronger impression…

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A Mountain, Two Norwegians and a Camera

Will remember this trip for a while! Went out together with my Brother Morten to create a video. He wrote a post about it: https://furredesign.wordpress.com/2015/04/16/a-mountain-two-norwegians-and-a-camera/