snow globe

The amazing immersive snow globe!

Explore Our Snow Globe We’ve created an immersive winter wonderland! Click to enter and discover some tech gift inspiration and meet the Techdept team (each dressed as a Christmas character)!…

different type of colour

A different type of colour

Designing websites and creating information hierarchy through the use of typographic colour. Many a website design has involved the careful consideration of the colour palette. Whether chosen to evoke a…

less is more

Less is more

I recently saw an interesting animated GIF (I can’t believe I’m saying that) which simply showed how removing a few elements from a graph actually makes it more readable (have…

focus innovation

Focus innovation where it matters

The Germans have a great word that doesn’t translate literally in to English but describes a planned improvement that only makes things worse: verschlimmbesserung. I can’t remember where I first…

invisible technology

Technology works when it’s invisible

As Apple’s advertising for the iPad states, it is only when technology is invisible that it truly works. Do you remember how many times you used to have to reboot…

e-volving

Is sport e-volving?

I’ve never really been a sports fan. Recently, however, I’ve developed a growing interest in eSports – the term given to organised video game competitions. I’ve been aware of eSports…

rail network

Latest work – a new rail network

In the run up to the launch of Train Simulator 2014 (launched last week on 26th September), RailSimulator.com asked us to help them create a new community website to replace…

experiment with google and js

An Experiment with Google and JavaScript

Here at Techdept we like the websites we develop to have a rich user experience and be developed in a clean and consistent way. An important factor for the majority of…

open business

Are You ‘Open’ For Business?

The last two years have seen an explosion of books, articles and talks about ‘social business’. There are currently 108,250 social business books on amazon.co.uk and when IBM have written a book…

you need a new website

5 reasons why you need a new website…Now!

1)    Mobile and tablet usage Roughly 15% of global web traffic is now from a mobile phone. This equates to over 1.2 billion people accessing the web from their smart…

we are nine

We are nine!

Crack open the bubbly…on 1st of June we turned 9…which is nearly 10! So we will be having a party (watch this space for photos) but only as a warm up…