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All the gossip from the team at SHINE plaza.

To stock or not to stock…


18.01.18



“We don’t have the budget… It’s an additional cost that’s not needed… I’ve found this stock […]



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To stock or not to stock…

You've got (design) mail


25.10.17



It’s my feeling that we all intrinsically miss physical mail, we miss the personal touch. The time taken to pen a note or a simple thanks for your business. Our inboxes have become the new receptacle for junk mail, getting snail mail holds a certain romanticism



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You've got (design) mail

Martyn's Adventure To The Sunny Land Down Under


29.08.17



Well, its been five years since I joined SHINE and its been five years of working with a great team and great friends, but sadly my time at SHINE is coming to an end. Don’t worry I’m not leaving for another studio around the corner or anything… I’ll be going slightly further. 10,168 miles to be exact! My family and I are emigrating to Brisbane, Australia.



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Martyn's Adventure To The Sunny Land Down Under

Web Developer Position


04.07.17



We promise it won’t be boring! You will have to put up with stories of Craig’s […]



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Web Developer Position

Princes Square Branding Project


27.06.17



Sometimes we give clients something they didn't even know they needed.. Whilst working on the Christmas campaign, Martyn developed the iconic iron peacock into a feature for Princes Square.



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Princes Square Branding Project

Website Launch – Angus Soft Fruits


23.06.17



Angus Soft Fruits are the ‘berry specialists’ - They are a leading supplier of berries to UK and European retailers, and they were looking for a brand freshening and a new website - that was launched this week.



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Website Launch – Angus Soft Fruits

What is in a brand?


16.06.17



Does your ‘brand’ go deeper than merely a visual mark that distinguishes your company from your rivals? Does it evoke an emotional response, is there hidden meaning in the colour choices or simply hidden meaning.



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What is in a brand?

Setting Up SHINE


31.05.17



"I knew what I was good at and I knew what I enjoyed doing and I just wanted to do my own thing as I decided the role of ‘employee’ wasn’t for me."



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Setting Up SHINE

WordPress 4.8 & How It Effects You


12.05.17



As Bob Dylan says the times they are a-changin' WordPress has dropped support for IE10, IE9 and IE8 and has set the 8th of June (yes that soon!) learn more about how this will effect you!



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WordPress 4.8  & How It Effects You

Hannah's Trip to The Torridon


21.04.17



The first real glimpse of summer for 2017 and we couldn’t have picked a better weekend for a trip to The Highlands. We set out on our drive to The Torridon with sunglasses in hand, and a lengthy Spotify playlist at the ready.



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Hannah's Trip to The Torridon