foundation design blog.

Welcome to the Foundation design blog. Here you will find articles and insights about anything and everything to do with web design, brand and logo design. As well as information and opinions on photography and how to improve your marketing campaigns.

Pre-built WordPress themes are not your enemy

Within the world of web design you’re going to run into a couple of different camps. Those who love WordPress, and those who loathe it. Both have some good points to make for their case, and it’s hard to argue with either. At the end of the day for us it boils down to personal...
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Brand cohesion – why it’s important

Your brand is your business, and it should be looked after with great care. It’s the face of your company and represents it across all mediums, to all people. As such it’s important that you take the time to start as you mean to go on. Creating a strong and recognisable brand identity is a...
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Top 5 WordPress plugins

When it comes to website design there are so many different approaches to take. Here at Foundation we’re a fan of WordPress, and many of its plugins. There is so much out there that the large majority of functionality you require for your website is already there and ready to go. Because there is so much...
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Are business cards dead?

They were once a staple in the wallets of a good proportion of people. From business owners and freelancers to everyone in between. Business cards were everywhere and everyone felt the need to have one. However, in a world of technology and smartphones they appear becoming less common in day to day life. Why is this?...
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Planning website content

A great website design will only ever be as successful as the content it’s displaying. Very often people value the appearance of their website, along with other marketing materials, more than what it’s actually saying to customers. Planning website content is a crucial aspect of any website design project. Making a website look fantastic is...
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What makes a great logo design?

We all see a great logo design nearly everyday of our lives. So why is it that we all see so many bad ones as well? The great logo designs out there don’t appear to be much on the surface. What makes them great, and how can you achieve the same when it comes to...
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GP Surgery Website Design

If there’s any industry that moves forward and evolves as fast as the web industry it’s medicine and healthcare. It’s amazing to see how many GP surgeries have such out of date websites at the moment. A GP surgery website needs to reflect the forward thinking and professional approach the surgery takes in its daily...
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Charity website design

Charity website design is something that we strongly feel needs more emphasis placed on it. From the perspective of the charity there are 2 main reasons for this. Firstly, to increase awareness of their cause by being visible online, and getting their message across in a clear and concise way. Secondly, to be able to...
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Small business website design

Small business website design is something we do on a regular basis here at Foundation. Although it may seem like a no-brainer that all businesses, regardless of size, should have an online presence, an alarming number of small businesses do not feel the need to have a professionally designed website, or even have a website...
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