you seem to have spelt arial h-e-l-v-e-t-i-c-a

Andrew Male Web Design

I was in a meeting the other day, where I was reliably informed that the font face Arial is in fact identical to Helvetica; they are one and the same. At the time I thought this was not the case but the re-assurance was such that I was open to …

where default is the new reset

Andrew Male Development, Web Design

I recently read this post: http://carsonified.com/blog/design/setting-rather-than-resetting-default-styling/ which talks about using your reset CSS in a slightly different way; by making it your default styling. Most of Miromedia’s sites, up to this point, have been built with a reset.css that attempts to start off a basic site which is consistent across browsers …

IE6 Still Representing

Andrew Male Development, Web Design

Following on from Richard’s demonstration of the broad share of the browser market that Internet Explorer has, it is worth noting that we developers and the designers still need to cater for the relic that is IE6. Whilst your everyday user will probably be using version 7 or 8 or …

The origami of web design

Andrew Male Development, Web Design

(It’s all in the fold). Earlier in the week I came across this article from cxpartners entitled The myth of the fold. The post details their findings from eye tracker testing to understand how users scan and view a web page and how the layout of content affects how the …

48 days till Christmas, so here’s a gift

Andrew Male Development, Web Design

Another week comes to an end and we get ever closer to Christmas, which in my book isn’t a bad thing. The build up to Xmas is always the best bit; buying in the food, putting the tree up, eating nuts, chocolates and sweet meats, watching the festive films and …

Increasing Online Visibility While Actually Decreasing Spend

miromedia Development, Email Marketing, General, Search Engine Optimisation, Social Media, Stuff, Web Design

The challenge was to increase Outline Skincare’s online presence to increase web traffic, generate sales and increase ROI, while actually driving down overall marketing spend. Miromedia were recommended to Outline as specialists in search engine optimisation, pay-per-click, email broadcasting, link building, online PR, and social media The solution was an …

Miromanger 2 CMS Boosts New Annalou Site

miromedia Search Engine Optimisation, Web Design

Permanent or semi permanent make up, as it is sometimes called, is an exciting, revolutionary treatment to enhance facial features. It is a highly skilled, state of the art form of cosmetic tattooing also known as Micro-pigmentation or intradermal cosmetics. Annalou is one of the UK’s leading clinics and with …

Just a bit of CMS trumpet blowing…

Andrew Male Development, Web Design

Miromedia’s latest and greatest version of its Content Management System, Miromanager2.0, was officially presented to its very first customer earlier this week.  An overview training session had been arranged to demonstrate the various new capabilities and user interface. This brand new version of our Miromanager builds on the solid foundations …