York Graphic Designers News – recently completed projects and random musings from the York Graphic Designers team.
We have just completed a new website for local York Thai Restaurant, Khao San Road. Khao San Road are often credited as offering the most authentic Thai dining experience outside of Thailand, and so we were happy to be involved in helping them spread the word online. The restaurant is named after the most famous street in Bangkok, a vibrant street with several bars where backpackers meet to discuss their travels.
York’s Clifford’s Tower is today featured as the background image for Microsoft’s search engine Bing UK. UK computer users who visit the second most post popular search engine will be greeted by a beautiful photograph of the 945 year old Norman castle basking in sunshine and surrounded by daffodils. The image has been chosen to commemorate the anniversary of the unmasking of the infamous Dick Turpin at the Tower on February 23, 1739. The page also contains links to information about the construction of Clifford’s Tower in 1068 and the life and death of highwayman Richard ‘Dick’ Turpin.
Ever wondered what York looked like in the late 19th century? Ever had a question about what happened to a particular building or shop? If so wonder no more. A Facebook page called Memories of York has been created which gives followers a glimpse of our beautiful city from years gone by. Created by Tom Holland and Barry Smith, the page allows followers the ability to share pictures, stories and memories of York. Read more..
People within the Graphic Design/Web Design industry like to use complex terminology, acronyms and ‘buzz words’. This may be something to do with creativity, but is confusing nonetheless. Below is a handy guide we have created explaining the meanings of the most commonly used terms and acronyms.
Ever fancied taking a boat ride down the Amazon River? Yes I hear you say. Well now you can, all from the comfort of your home or office via Google Street view.