A 2015 guide to HTML email marketing

Here at Studio Republic we have sent over 1,000,000 HTML emails for our clients over the years so we know a thing or two about them. We thought it would be good to share some information about this aspect of our digital offering by putting together a white paper.

Who’s who in design? Part 2: UX Designers

Last time we profiled graphic designers - they’re the people who focus on the aesthetic or visual side of web or mobile design. This time we’re delving into the world of the User Experience or UX Designer.

What is empathy in design and why does it matter?

Empathy relates to the emotions, intellect, identity, values, beliefs and social norms of the end user.

Google to penalise websites that are not mobile friendly

As of April 21st, Google are to begin penalising non-mobile friendly websites in mobile searches. That means that if your site isn't responsive, you could find yourself dropping down Google's rankings, making it harder for your business to be found.

MODX Developers Tutorial - Improving Emailing Deliverability with Mandrill

A tutorial on how to set up Mandrill to deliver your emails from MODX

Introducing Jack de Wolf

To consolidate and further grow our business we have hired a Head of Business Development and Client Services, Jack de Wolf.

What’s In a Font?

Some logos are iconic. Others fade into obscurity like boy bands or teen stars from the 1990s.

VR - The New Reality in Advertising

Imagine walking around Harrod’s in London, navigating the prestigious store’s aisles and examining its products in fine detail; picking up that diamond ring you’ve been admiring and looking at the fine cut of the stone, agonising over whether or not you should go to the checkout counter with it, all from the comfort of your home.

Storytelling in Web Design

As we start the new year, it’s a good time to look at how web design is shaping up for 2015. And top of the web design trends for the year ahead is the idea of storytelling.

Mobile Technology On the Move

Phones used to be just that - phones. Before the advent of cellular, and later, smartphone technology, if you needed to get in touch when you were away from your desk or home, you would have to find a phone booth or ask someone nicely if you could borrow their phone to make an important call.