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The Blog

Written and researched by our project manager, designer and developers from our Haggerston studio.

As 2016 draws to a close we are reflecting on some of our highlights this year. Here are some of our favourite slides and social assets that we made for Content By Terence Conran in 2016… Read more →

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So we went out on a work social the other night. Yay! We wandered down the road to Old Street for a session of table tennis and once we had worked up an appetite went to grab a pizza. Read more →

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Traditional role:

Home buttons are somewhat of a traditional staple for web design. For years they have provided a level of comfort for users. Regardless of confidence levels of navigating unfamiliar websites, Read more →

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Walking the tube!


Well, summer’s here (you know the rather warm bits between the grey skies and the rain). This means only one thing for your average London commute. Read more →

Street Feast

Street Feast:

Here at Slate we’ve been BIG fans of Street Feast’s Hackney ventures. And we are super excited that our Friday nights have become even better!  The venue used to literally be round the corner from our office. Read more →

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Well here we are. 2016. Did you all survive the Festive season? We did. Just!

We’ve definitely had a little bit of a competitive vibe here in the office about who actually ate the most… Read more →

email capture

In Part One we looked at ways of using Popups and Sliders as a tool for adding to your email list, but what other options are there? Read more →

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Popups and Slide-ins


Email lists are an absolute essential for all marketers. Especially with Facebook limiting posts and click through rates declining on Twitter. Read more →

Free fonts to add to your collection… YAY! Everybody loves free fonts. We’ve collated what we think are the top 10 fonts that we have discovered so far this year (have we mentioned that they’re free?).  Read more →

Haggerston, historical

We were having a chat in the office the other day about Haggerston’s history, and realised that we didn’t know much about this fantastic area. So we thought we’d share some historical insights!

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