Love Days in Paris
On Valentine’s day we were in the city of love. Not for the romance, but for the Awwwards Conference. A brand new conference targeted at designers. Derived from the platform Awwwards, a website that publishes the best of the web on a weekly and monthly basis. The conference focussed on the experience of other agencies. People, just like us, that aim for the best online experience. Here are some highlights.
When the magic happens
If you ever attend a work-related conference or event, keep in mind that it’s not only about sitting back and relaxing. The most important part is in fact, not the conference itself.
Export@Google: Develop Your Export Strategy
Mangrove was invited by Google to attend their Export@Google event in Dublin (in The Foundry). The reason why this event is very interesting for Mangrove is because we are getting more (international) clients who are expanding their online marketing efforts. If you think you can copy paste your business to another country, then you are wrong. In this blog post I shall give some general tips when you are dealing with expanding your business across the border.
Launch: Amsterdam Economic Board
The Amsterdam Economic Board stimulates innovation and collaboration between governmental agencies, research institutions and the trade and industry sector.
We’re working on a new online platform for the biggest Dutch and Belgium platform around Apple products and apps.
No, you haven’t reached a blogpost from the year 2004. This is not some prophetic article on the glorious future of Second Life.
The Rights and Wrongs in Typesetting
I’m a type-nerd. There, I said it. Whenever I look at a text or logo I’ll try to recognize the typeface. I’m annoyed by improper kerning (a.k.a. keming) and every time I read a text I check if the right characters are used. In this blogpost I’ll show you some examples of the rights and wrongs in typesetting.
UX design is team work
Years ago, when the company grew larger, we had the illusion we needed a design department, a front-end department, a development department and so on. At that time, a large part of my day job existed of User-Experience Design related tasks, like writing functional specs, wire framing and prototyping. It didn’t take long to find out that this department and waterfall approach wouldn’t work anymore for us: we went Agile.