10 best FREE tools for the freelance web designer

10 best FREE tools for the freelance web designer

I’m a great fan of the underdog and for that reason the idea of using freely available software rather than lining the pockets of a global corporation is always going to be an appealing proposition. The common thought is that if something is free then it can’t possibly be as good as it’s paid-for alternative but hopefully thisRead more

Total Clean & Maintenance – Our latest project

Total Clean & Maintenance – Our latest project

A fun project to complete was our recent single-page website for a local cleaning/maintenance company: Total Clean and Maintenance. I really enjoy the challenge of single-page sites – trying to ensure that all the necessary information is included and clearly presented. The process starts by sitting down with the client and distilling the messages they’dRead more

10 best websites for free stock photos

10 best websites for free stock photos

Finding the right image for your website or design project can be a challenging task. The internet is flooded with awful stock images of business people shaking hands or studying a laptop/ringbinder/clipboard (delete as appropriate). If this isn’t good enough then please read on… There are plenty of sites offering paid-for stock imagery but justRead more

The Page – Our latest project

The Page – Our latest project

We’ve recently completed a project for The Page, a new company specialising in Creative Writing Residential Retreats. The brief was clear – the website needed to be easily updated with information on forthcoming events, and there needed to be a payment-gateway/cart-feature for taking online payments. Stephen Thompson at The Page had clear ideas on howRead more

New addition to portfolio: Airway Stenosis Patients Association

New addition to portfolio: Airway Stenosis Patients Association

Red Robot was approached by ASPA with the brief of designing an easy-to-navigate website providing information to sufferers of airway stenosis. The charity was in it’s infancy and required a full design including logo, website and accompanying stationary. A community-feel was important and so Facebook and Twitter profiles were created with a branded design. TheRead more