Monthly archive for April2014

Google.com search redesign

Google.com search redesign

Over at Letter Society, a challenge based design blog, they create concept project briefs and then the eight members all submit competing ideas.

I was particularly interested in the latest one which was ‘Project 9: Google.com Search Redesign‘. Such a hard task to improve on such a simple and iconic design of one of the most viewed pages on the internet, but there are some really good concepts.

The submission from Jake was my favourite as somehow he managed to simplify the page even more than it currently is!

The main thing to note about Google is that now with instant search, as soon as you type one letter into the search bar you are whisked off to the results page, so there is actually no need for the ‘search’ button. With this concept the whole page becomes the search bar and I can see how this would work really well across all platforms such as mobile, tablet and desktop. Also it is only one click away to access your other Google services such as Gmail, YouTube or Google Drive along the bottom instead of the current drop down which requires an additional click.

I did also quite like the colourful concept from Erik, this brings through the company colours and is a lot more playful looking, although I think this may be one step away from the current minimalistic white, and one step towards a Bing.com look!

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Thank you

Thank you

It has been a great first few weeks at Obladee, we have started work on a couple of exciting new projects and will hopefully share these very soon.

We would like to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to everyone who has spread the word about us on Facebook, Twitter or even if you did it the old fashioned way of actually talking to somebody in real life (but who does that any more!) we really appreciate it!

If you can’t benefit from our services please continue to pass on the message to anyone that could, from your mate that owns their own company and needs new leaflets to your friends that just got engaged and want some great bespoke invites for their wedding. Simply send them to obladee.co.uk and we will see how we can help and don’t forget to mention that they will get a huge 25% off of our fees until the end of May 2014!

Dan & Jon

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Hello.

Hello.

Hello and welcome to our little corner of the internet. Go grab yourself a lovely cup of tea, get yourself comfortable and take a look around… but watch out; the paint’s still wet in places!

Daffodils are growing, the sun is shining (most of the time) and the animals are all getting a bit frisky. This can only mean one thing; it’s spring! The season of new beginnings. What better time to launch our new outfit into the world?

We have been working on design projects for years now (separately and together) and have now set up our own thing… and that thing is Obladee.

We have experience in several different areas of the creative industry, ranging from company branding, promotional material, web start-ups and everything in between. This means we’re able to offer a wide range of creative projects. Just call us your ‘go to’ guys. If you like.

We’ve combined our various skill sets and knowledge into one. Take a look at our Portfolio to see some examples.

We are excited about our official launch and can’t wait to get started on some new projects, so to celebrate we are offering a massive 25% off until the end of May 2014, so why not get in touch and see how we can help you.

Dan & Jon

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