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Our new web designer apprentice

Our new Web Design Apprentice!   This week sees Aubergine's new web design apprentice join the team in the Leighton Buzzard studio. Steph Henman (picture in the middle on our funky white sofa) starts her year-long apprenticeship in web design

Clean new website for Fresh Mortgages!

At Aubergine we have been fortunate enough to have been working with the team at Fresh Mortgages for over 10 years having created their branding and first website back in 2006. So, when Russell

Leighton Buzzard premier dental practice gets website makeover

When Practice Manager, Samantha Bird, from West Street Dental Practice in Leighton Buzzard approached us to find out how they could

Cool design for a hot day…

So, with all of the unseasonably good weather, we decided that the studio was far too hot to concentrate and we needed to cool down. The first thing that came to mind was ICE CREAM! That got us thinking... Back in the day, the only chance you got to see ice creams was when the ice cream van

The full retail branding experience – a designer’s paradise!

Jealously is such an ugly word - but it's the only one that I can think of. I am, of course, talking about my feelings towards the designers who have been lucky enough to work with a brand that I (quite literally) stumbled across this weekend while away in the beautiful city of York. The brand I

Selling online has never been easier pro e-commerce websites from £1500

With rising costs of business rents, staff and all things relating to being fixed to a shop, selling online has never been more appealing. At Aubergine, we have developed several web packages to get you selling online in no time at all and with the maximum impact. It was shown just this

Best use of graphic design in 2012 – The London Olympics

Without question, one of the best uses of  both stunning and practical graphic design in 2012, is

Cookie law and your website – what is it and does it affect me?

In May 2011 The UK Government, upon advice from the EU, made law that websites in the UK followed

Starting your own business? First impressions count

Let's face it - we choose most things on how they look. Clothes, food, brands of things we like -

Pitch your business branding to the right audience – target your logo!

One of the first things a new customer experiences when they see your business website or marketing

The use of good photography – respect your company’s image

If we've seen it once, we've seen it a hundred times - and that is businesses using poor photography of their products or services on their website or in their brochure. It is all too common for

Graphic design excellence – Liberty’s packaging

From time to time, there are examples of graphic design excellence that we come across that we feel need acknowledgement - out of respect and gravitas to the designer and also to champion the reasons

Graphic design with function and purpose – Westwood vs. The Pizza

There are some designers that are pure graphic designers - they produce pieces that are utterly stunning in their approach, layout and overall imagery. Consider these guys like the haut couture end of the graphic design world. In line with this, we ooh and ahh at the strangeness, quirkiness and

Graphic design in fashion – talking Japanese

For the past few years the fashion market has exploited the use of words and phrases to add dimension to clothes to make them look chic, different or just try and be cool and trendy. This is nothing

Trademarking – protect your brand

Because we live in a world where branding is the initial, and in many cases, the first and only impression of a company's products, making sure that your brand image is protected is vital. At Aubergine, whether it's a brand that we created for your business or one that you already have, we can