Category Archives: Graphic Design

Useful links for digital communicators (May 2017)

Here’s our May roundup of industry insight, professional development and training articles, and useful links from the field of digital communications. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us …
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Will robots replace human jobs (and how do you deal with that)?

The Future of Work is a particularly hot topic at the moment. It seems as if everyone, from governments to big brands, is producing a report on how automation, digitisation and other technological advances will affect our future workplaces, talent …
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Webstock 2016 – a quick pick of the links

The 10th anniversary of the (by all accounts) excellent Webstock in Wellington, New Zealand, took place last week. Webstock is billed as ‘a celebration of the web and its makers – the creativity, the magic, the craft and everything in between’ …
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Responsive web design starter kit

Looking for some good basic resources in responsive design? In the final extract from iCrossing content strategist Danny Chadburn’s ebook: Responsive design: how to weave content into an adaptive framework, we publish his resources list and add a few more helpful …
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10 responsive design tips to make your website shine

Want to know how to get the most out of your responsive web design? In our second extract from his ebook Responsive design: how to weave content into an adaptive framework, we look at author and content strategist Danny Chadburn’s 10 …
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How responsive design is changing the way content producers work

With content being consumed across any number of devices – desktop, laptop, mobile, tablet – responsive design has come to the fore as a way to serve up device-oriented content. But what does this grid-like approach mean for web content, …
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Overheard: how rejection can lead to your ideal job

There is a great presentation on Stanford University’s site about the growing trend for data visualisation for anyone looking to get into this relatively new and niche area of content creation. It’s an hour long mix of interviews and resources, …
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European content conferences you need to know about

All summer, we at Firehead have been wanting to put together a diary of useful conferences in Europe for content and communication people. Now that the kids have gone back to school, perhaps now is the best time when learning …
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Getting noticed with your online CV

Michael Anderson is famous the world over for his innovative infographics résumé – a visual representation of his employment, academic and coffee intake skills that went viral via social media. If you want to get your online CV noticed, Mike …
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Logos With Hidden Messages

I stumbled upon this great site for graphic designers, Graphic Design Blog. org; it seems like a great resource for every communicator to have in his pocket. In his most recent post, he provides a fun list with explanations about …
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