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  • Great Free Stock Image Websites - Envy Design Rotorua

    Great Free Stock Image Websites

    29 Jun 2015 Envy Design

    High quality, eye-catching images are absolutely key to a professional looking website. But professional stock photos can be expensive! Sometimes for our clients' projects, we need to help keep costs down as much as possible, and one great way to do that is by using free stock image sites. Websites like Shutterstock  and iStock have amazing photos (and if you can plan it into your budget, please do!) but if you have a limited budget and are prepared to spend a bit longer looking around, you can often find some very comparable images for fr..

  • Let Them Play Bullrush - Typography Print Free Download - Envy Design Rotorua

    Let Them Play Bullrush - Typography Print Free Download

    02 Jun 2015 Envy Design

    Our LET THEM PLAY BULLRUSH A4 print was inspired by a discussion about letting boys be boys, and not preventing them from some of the more risky business they innately want to be part of! It reminded me of an Auckland school who recently ditched the rules  and let their kids choose to play bullrush, climb trees and skateboard during play time. It reduced bullying, serious injuries and vandalism. Sounds good to me! There are three versions of the file - White writing on a grass background, blue watercolour writing and straight black text. P..

  • Typography Print - Free Download - Envy Design Rotorua

    Typography Print - Free Download

    31 May 2015 Envy Design

    Here is another free hand lettering download - an A4 print that reads DONE IS BETTER THAN PERFECT. This is a mantra that is on the walls of the Facebook offices, and a favourite of a great friend of mine. A good reminder that sometimes perfection isn't needed - just get on and do it! DIRECTIONS 1. Click here to  download the free A4 DONE IS BETTER THAN PERFECT print. 2. Right-click on the image and select  "save image as" and save to your desktop 3. Print out the image onto an A4 sheet of paper  4. P..

  • Website Design & Build - MP Audio - Envy Design Rotorua

    Website Design & Build - MP Audio

    25 May 2015 Envy Design

    Client: MP Audio, Melbourne, Australia Brief: To create a simple, image dominant website for customers to view & purchase MP Audio products. MP Audio is an Audio Electronics company that strives to design the best sounding and well built products possible. When it comes to the design, countless hours have gone into finding the best components and materials for the job. Every product is designed, hand built and tested by the owner & engineer, Matthew Pennycuick, to ensure the best possible quality.  The MP Audio  webs..

  • Typography Print - Free Download - Envy Design Rotorua

    Typography Print - Free Download

    20 May 2015 Envy Design

    I've been having a play at hand lettering and typography this week, and here is an A4 AIM FOR THE STARS print that you can download for free. DIRECTIONS 1. Click here to  download the free A4 AIM FOR THE STARS print. 2. Right-click on the image and select  "save image as" and save to your desktop 3. Print out the image onto an A4 sheet of paper  4. Put into a frame and enjoy! Or print onto a heavier weight card and put up on it's own.   Enjoy! Michelle

  • Website Design & Build - PC Revolution - Envy Design Rotorua

    Website Design & Build - PC Revolution

    18 May 2015 Envy Design

    Client: PC Revolution, Auckland Brief: To design a modern, international looking website to support a launch into the overseas market. PC Revolution  is a relatively new player in the tablet market, but they bring an impressive game to the table. They have already manufactured two tablets - a 10" tablet and an 8" tablet.  Starting at just $430 for their 8″ Tablet, PC Revolution punches far beyond their weight, and their tablets outstrip models in a similar price bracket.  Backed by Microsoft, through the..

  • Mothers Day Card - Free Download - Envy Design Rotorua

    Mothers Day Card - Free Download

    08 May 2015 Envy Design

    Just in case you are still needing a little something for your mum for Mother's Day this Sunday (don't forget!) why not print out this sweet hand-painted Happy Mother's Day card. DIRECTIONS 1. Click here to  download the free Happy Mother's Day card image. 2. Right-click on the image and select  "save image as" and save to your desktop 3. Print out the image onto an A4 sheet of paper and fold in half.  4. Write your special message inside, and give to mum with a cup of tea.   Enjoy!      

  • Website Design & Build - Aspiring Medical Centre - Envy Design Rotorua

    Website Design & Build - Aspiring Medical Centre

    07 May 2015 Envy Design

    Client: Aspiring Medical Centre, Wanaka, Otago. Brief:   To update the existing site to a modern, simple, fresh and easy to use website. Aspiring Medical Centre  is a prominant and well-respected Wanaka general practice. They also offer after hours care, emergency services, and also a comprehensive range of specialist services , some of which are not found elsewhere in Wanaka. Working alongside Wanaka marketing agency Red Collective , we were briefed to design and build  Aspiring Medical Centre  a fresh, responsive webs..

  • Logo Design - Spray It Green Hydroseeding - Envy Design Rotorua

    Logo Design - Spray It Green Hydroseeding

    23 Apr 2015 Envy Design

    Client: Spray It Green - Hydroseeding, Nelson Brief: To create a logo that would be highly recognisable, clean, sharp and evoke the concept of sustainability as well as portray a professional and trustworthy image. As a new company, the Spray It Green - Hydroseeding logo is the starting point for establishing their brand. It needed to create interest and begin to educate the public about what hydroseeding is, and why it is the best option for new turf establishment. Spray It Green - Hydroseeding clients will range from homeowners to large ..

  • New Google Algorithm Will Reward Responsive Websites - Are You Ready? - Envy Design Rotorua

    New Google Algorithm Will Reward Responsive Websites - Are You Ready?

    18 Apr 2015 Envy Design

    On April 21, Google are releasing a new algorithm that will reward mobile-friendly websites. "As more people use mobile devices to access the internet, our  algorithms  have to adapt to these usage patterns." Google announced the change on its Webmaster Central Blog  in February.  The major change is that more mobile-friendly websites will be favoured in search results "Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwid..