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Bekki Tomkins with the SME Greater London Enterprise Award 2022 for the Most Creative Femail-Owned Web Design Company 2022 gold badge

Winners of the SME News Awards:
Most Creative Female-Owned Web Design Company 2022

We’re thrilled to announce we’ve won the SME News Greater London Enterprise Award 2022 for Most Creative Female-Owned Web Design Company 2022

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Graphic showing a group of people looking at a computer screen with the words 150 wcag sites

What is digital accessibility?

We have built over 150 WCAG 2.1 AA rate websites for councils. We examine why this rating is required for public sector websites and why digital accessibility is so important

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Colouring pages gallery

Stay at home colouring page for the kids

It’s tricky if you have to keep the kids at home and entertain them during this lockdown period. One of our designers, Bekki, has drawn some colouring sheets of our local villages for the kids to download, print out and colour in.

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Mark Tomkins

30 Years in Design:
An interview with Mark Tomkins

An interview with Mark Tomkins on his first 30 years in the creative industry.

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How much does a logo cost? Graphic designer Leighton Buzzard

How much does a logo cost?

We get asked this question all the time! So here we give an insight into what influences the cost of a logo.

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How to choose a graphic designer Leighton Buzzard

Who should I choose to design my logo?

How to find the right designer for your logo and what to expect from the design process.

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5 good reasons to include infographics in your annual report

If you want to show your expertise, you can’t beat a bespoke infographic – and here’s why

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Why the annual report is the most exciting part of the year

Annual reports are a brilliant opportunity for business – we explain why

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Branding the intangible

Branding the intangible

How the rise of cryptocurrencies proves the value of graphic design and branding

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What do many great logos have in common?

We examine the typefaces of many famous logos – and discover a characteristic that links them all…

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How do I trademark my logo

Protecting your brand image

We answer the simple question “What’s the difference between Copyright, Registered symbol and Trademark” and provide advice of which is best for your brand image.

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What is a postscript or web font

Fonts: For print, for the web & the rest

A piece of design is nothing without type – it is the key to making a brochure, a logo or a website either a design success or visual disaster. Here we explain the difference between fonts used for websites, in print and elsewhere

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Colour me Bad knowing the difference between CMYK, Pantone & RGB

Colour me bad(ly)

A basic guide to what colour references to use and where, to avoid misunderstandings and, more importantly, unexpected results

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Award-winning web designers Aubergine

We are the champions! Proud winners of The National Digital Awards 2017

Proud to say we are National Digital Award Champions 2017. Take a look…

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using images on your website & social media posts

Using images on your website & social media posts – ‘royalty free’ means free, right?

A picture speaks a thousand words. However, if the picture isn’t yours, the only words it’ll be saying are ‘theft’ or even ‘legal action’. Find out the best ways to avoid being a digital criminal…

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Why your business needs brand guidelines

It’s all about keeping it consistent & communicating your brand in the best way possible…

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Award winning website designers of Leighton Buzzard

We’re Gold & Silver Digital Award winners!

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that in the MK Digital Awards we’ve scooped both a Gold award in the Lifestyle & Culture category and Silver award across all 12 categories

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Finalist for MK Digital Awards 2016 Milotn Keynes website designer

…and now finalists in MK Digital Awards!

On the back of having an Aubergine-built website for our friends at Network Auctions nominated as a finalist for the Herts Digital Awards 2016 for Best B2B website, we’ve now got another one of our websites nominated in three categories for the Milton Keynes Digital Awards!

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Herts Digital Awards 2016 nominated finalist

Aubergine-built website nominated Herts Digital Awards finalist

We have great pleasure and pride in announcing that an Aubergine-built website designed and developed for our friends at Network Auctions has been nominated a finalist for Best B2B Website in the Herts Digital Awards 2016 #HDA16.

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