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It’s good to talk!
October 17th, 2017
Written by Adam Fearn
Is ‘Live Chat’ the untapped, lead-generating potential for your business?
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It’s good to talk!
Google to punish websites for pop up advertising
October 2nd, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
As if you needed another reason not to include pop up adverts in your website...
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Google to punish websites for pop up advertising
Seconds to success
September 13th, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
Is your business website giving the right first impression to your potential customers?
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Seconds to success
Top your marketing with an App!
August 17th, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
Increase customer interaction while boosting your brand value with an awesome App!
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Top your marketing with an App!
Flash is dead
August 10th, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
...we think?
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Flash is dead
Announcing the Brilliant Help Desk Mobile App
August 10th, 2017
Written by Craig McKenzie
We have launched the Brilliant Help Desk app, a free an easy way for you to get in touch with us quicker!
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Announcing the Brilliant Help Desk Mobile App
Create additional web traffic with a blog!
August 5th, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
Writing a blog entry is literally the most cost effective way to increase traffic and potential leads...
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Create additional web traffic with a blog!
Take advantage of email marketing
August 3rd, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
Email marketing is quite simply one of the best direct marketing tools at your disposal, focusing your business communications to your target audience allows business owners to reach a large number of potentially lucrative prospects and hopefully new clients.
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Take advantage of email marketing
The UNSATISFYING
July 14th, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
There are moments in life when something so perfect happens unexpectedly, that you consider it a personal win and your day peaks.

But mostly we are just left with the UNSATISFYING...
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The UNSATISFYING
Is A.I. Design all set to take over?
June 22nd, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
With more than a few companies working on artificial intelligence products to revolutionize the design process, what does this mean for the future of the web and us designers as we know... us?
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Is A.I. Design all set to take over?
Airbnb Design App - Lottie
May 25th, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
The design team at Airbnb have created an awesome app which allows you to convert After Effects animations and apply them to native applications.
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Airbnb Design App - Lottie
Illustrator hits the big 30
April 5th, 2017
Written by Jon Strube
Launched in 1987, my favourite piece of software, Adobe's Illustrator hits it's 30th anniversary.
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Illustrator hits the big 30
Website Security Update
March 28th, 2017
Written by Craig McKenzie
Modern web browsers will now display a lock icon with a red strike-through or an exclamation mark in the address bar, when users login without a secure connection. These changes now raise greater security awareness to everyday website users and inform them that their password 'could' be stolen by eavesdroppers and attackers.
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Website Security Update
Gifs are still cool, right?
October 6th, 2016
Written by Jon Strube
Are Gif's still relevant in today's websites?
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Gifs are still cool, right?
Say it with Video
October 3rd, 2016
Written by Jon Strube
We think video is awesome so here's why we think you should be creating and displaying good video content on your website...
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Say it with Video
Impressive film websites II
October 4th, 2016
Everyone at Brilliant loves film, we also like to to see how some of the big name films are portrayed online...
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Impressive film websites II
Life after launch
October 3rd, 2016
Written by Jon Strube
We don't leave our children to fend for themselves so why would you allow your website to... A live website is never a finished website...
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Life after launch
Pantone Studio App
October 13th, 2016
Written by Jon Strube
Pantone recently launched a new App that allows you to extract colours from images and convert them to Pantone swatch libraries...
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Pantone Studio App
How clients can guarantee a successful project from the get go
October 4th, 2016
Written by Jon Strube
If you're looking to approach an agency to work on a project, here are a few tips that will help everyone get to finish line still smiling...
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How clients can guarantee a successful project from the get go
Now you see us...
September 22nd, 2016
Written by Jon Strube
To help everyone find the Brilliant studio, we have updated the studio front with something a little brighter...
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Now you see us...
Scrolling 123 meters of Star Wars IV - A New Hope
September 23rd, 2016
Written by Jon Strube
If you ever felt like you needed to read the entire script from Star Wars IV A New Hope in an info graphic style then you're in luck...
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Scrolling 123 meters of Star Wars IV - A New Hope
Type less Logos
October 17th, 2016
Written by Jon Strube
Is it just us or are the big companies going type less in their branding?
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Type less Logos
Blocks
November 30th, -0001
Written by Jon Strube
An extremely addictive puzzle game that you probably should play...
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Blocks
Pixel Art by Gustavo Viselner
October 17th, 2016
Written by Jon Strube
A quick look at the awesome portfolio of Gustavo Viselner...
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Pixel Art by Gustavo Viselner
When I'm a Dad
October 1st, 2015
Written by Jon Strube
Tom Anders has created a D&AD project which not only inspires himself but other, soon to be fathers by creating vows to live by when their child arrives.
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When I'm a Dad
When Super Heroes moonlight
September 25th, 2015
Written by Jon Strube
Saving the world may get you fame, glory and the love of a few hot chicks... but it won't pay the bills!

Flying Mouse 365 has created a sweet series of super heroes (and a villain or two) exposing their part time jobs.
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When Super Heroes moonlight
Impressive film websites
August 17th, 2015
Written by Jon Strube
We are due some great films to hit cinema screens this year, Jurassic World, Mad Max, Star Wars Episode 7… and the awesome looking, Minions!

So what does their online marketing look like for huge budget films?
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Impressive film websites
An illustrative alternative to photography
July 23rd, 2015
Written by Jon Strube
Imagery in design plays an important role in communicating a message and dictating an overall tone of the artwork. The options for using imagery are endless, but one major choice a designer makes is whether to use bespoke illustration or realistic photography. The decision lies in which type of imagery best fits with a brand's style and communicates its message successfully.
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An illustrative alternative to photography
The power of great photography
June 25th, 2015
Written by Jon Strube
Visual media, such as photography, video and animation, are digital alternatives to experiencing life and new interactions elsewhere. Using photography in web design is not a simple case of prettying up your interface, It's your way of narrating your story, supplementing unique selling points and providing an emotional experience your visitors will never forget.
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The power of great photography
B-Team Action Figures recall
April 1st, 2015
Written by Craig McKenzie
Last year we decided to create some action figures of ourselves to sell over the Christmas period for a tidy bit of profit.
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B-Team Action Figures recall
Identity for a city
June 1st, 2015
Written by Jon Strube
Getting the opportunity to create an identity and branding system for an entire city must be one of the most exciting and yet daunting task a design team could possibly be a part of, especially if that city happens to be your home city!
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Identity for a city
Is your brand video generic?
May 10th, 2015
Written by Jon Strube
This Is a Generic Brand Video is a generic brand video, written by Kendra Eash for McSweeney's Internet Tendency. The entire short is made entirely with stock footage, all licensed from dissolve.com.

The voice over is not only appropriate but extremely funny too.
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Is your brand video generic?
If todays applications were invented in the 80's
March 22nd, 2015
Written by Jon Strube
Jo Luijten is a Dutch video artist with a taste for the retro. Through his Squirrel Monkey brand name, he takes today’s popular apps and social networks and shows us just how they would look if they were developed in the 80's.
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If todays applications were invented in the 80's
Time to get your website Mobile Friendly
February 18th, 2015
Written by Craig McKenzie
The Google search algorithm has recently been enhanced to favour mobile-responsive sites.

With more than 46% of browsing in the UK being done on a smartphone or tablet, there's never been a better time to take action.
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Time to get your website Mobile Friendly
Samsung Washing Machine Commercial
January 6th, 2015
Written by Jon Strube
Another great advert.

Watch and enjoy because its quite beautiful.
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Samsung Washing Machine Commercial
Microsoft diggs up failed Atari past
November 11th, 2014
Written by Jon Strube
As part of a history documentary looking at the rise and fall of gaming giants Atari, Microsoft have started excavating a landfill in the small town of Alamogodoro, New Mexico... but why?
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Microsoft diggs up failed Atari past
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