Unpleasant design [PODCAST]

Posted by Penquin on November 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM

The term unpleasant design sounds a little strange, and seems like an oxymoron. How can design be unpleasant? And moreover, how can it be unpleasant on purpose? The podcast 99 Percent Invisible spoke about unpleasant design in one of their well-researched episodes, and it made us think about how the principles of unpleasant design are applied to marketing.

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Social Image Sizing 2016: The Big Picture

Posted by Kerry Campbell on March 3, 2016 at 11:54 AM


We always need to make sure that our marketing channels are optimised for maximum effect. Social media is no different, and the rate at which the formats change sometimes means you're inadvertently putting last year's images on this year's page. 

Sizing on your company's social media pages is more important than you think. One of the first things potential clients look at is your media pages, so they need to be slick, with well-placed, correctly sized graphics.

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Design Indaba Day 2: Penquin's MD Checks In

Posted by Penquin on February 19, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Our Design Indaba adventure continues! Take a look at the highlights of day two, and follow us on social media for more! 

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Design Indaba day one: Kickstarting Inspiration

Posted by Penquin on February 17, 2016 at 4:06 PM


We'll be sharing a new post every morning following the Indaba - read about day one, and let us know if you're there! We'd love to share your tweets and posts.

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Doodle With Penquin: 2016's Interactive Offering

Posted by Penquin on January 13, 2016 at 9:18 AM
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