This month, as part of work to update the site with a new homepage, we took the opportunity to add a new 'dark mode' theme to the &Daughter Shopify website.
If you are thinking of starting a new Shopify store, it can be confusing to know at what point it makes sense to use an off-the-shelf theme, tweak an off-the-shelf theme, and when to commission a custom theme of your own.
Conventional wisdom suggests that if a developer has estimated that a project should take 10 days then two developers working on the project together will take 5 days. However, it doesn’t work quite like that.
This is a quick question to answer… ’no’ it doesn’t. In our opinion, Agile is often not great for web development projects, but why..?
Last week we talked about what accessible web development is, now we need to talk about how to achieve it and specially in Shopify.
Writing front-end code that is accessible, can be quite time-consuming. We feel it is always worth the extra time and effort but sometimes clients don’t understand why it takes so long because they don’t know fully understand all of the elements that go into it.
Estimating web development projects is hard. Very hard. It’s only once the development team start working on the project that they see all the complexities which will determine how long the work will take. But, clients still need estimates so how can projects be estimated with accuracy?
When we quote for a project we offer clients two options with regards to pricing: a fixed price or a daily rate. In this article we will try and break down those two options…
Assuming the artwork is in Sketch, the first step is to export the SVG from Sketch. Export from app Right click on your icon and select Copy SVG code or Export via the sidebar. Copy SVG code dialog in Sketch app Optimise strokes, paths and artboards…
Dark mode has landed on MacOS and iOS and if you’re using CSS variables, it’s really easy to add a dark mode version to your site.
Since launch, and on all previous side projects, we’ve used Museo Slab as our typeface of choice: it looks good on screen and decent in print. Basically, it’s solid, steady and we fell in love with it when we were young but, we’ve changed…
This week, on Friday 13th September, we launched the new Safra London. Prior to today, the website was a simple holding page, whereas now it’s a full blown Gatsby-powered static website.
And for more visually-minded people…