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Bound Book digital projects, website tips and news.

Digital Archives entries - Lucienne Day Ceramics

Three heritage digital archives to watch

As digital archives developer I’ve helped the Robin & Lucienne Day Foundation to take their Archive from an idea to a world class go-to catalogue on the Days’ design careers. … continue reading »

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Originals Inprint showcases new work by printmaker Hannah Forward

Original Linocut print Originals Inprint are diligent Facebookers (https://www.facebook.com/originals.inprint/), and have just posted a beautiful linocut by Hannah Forward. It is a black and white image of Hannah’s curled up … continue reading »

Charlie Hooker, Stroll On Performance

Performance artist Charlie Hooker offers bespoke art events using the power of the sun

Performance artist Charlie Hooker asked for an update on part of his website of performance art and sculpture, to add a new Gallery Shop portal particularly highlighting his project of … continue reading »

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Lee Grandjean – major new sculpture and painting series

Lee Grandjean asked me to update the Portfolio section of his website to show his latest sculpture and paintings. He has recently exhibited in three exhibitions: “Home Truths” at North … continue reading »

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A conditional php function to check, shorten and combine three different database credits fields in a Digital Image Archive

Supplying images with correct but useable credits Much of the work of the Robin & Lucienne Day Foundation’s Archive involves supplying good quality images for exhibitions, promotion and magazine/web articles. … continue reading »

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John Keane exhibition at Flowers, London – new paintings on Rwanda

In response to the commemoration of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, former British War Artist, John Keane, visited the country’s “Sites of Memory”, creating these new paintings on his return … continue reading »

This Way by Cheryl Scott, freeimages.com

Conveying your message with your new website

It is a cliché that making a new website, whether you are building it yourself, or employing a professional, takes longer than you think. Many of the people I work … continue reading »

Forest by Neil Goodman, freeimages.com

Create a handy search id function with Codeigniter

The Digital Image Archive for The Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation is a great project to work on from the point of view of web development, because from time to … continue reading »

Copyright: Steve Bunn

Steve Bunn – computer aided design

Steve Bunn’s sculpture work is engaging and stimulating as you can see at his website www.stevebunn.co.uk.  And recently he’s been working on a collection of design projects using digital drawing … continue reading »

Originals Inprint online artist print gallery

New Autumnal prints by Tiny Nijman SWA at Originals Inprint online print gallery

Originals Inprint (www.originals-inprint.com) continues to go from strength the strength, showcasing some of the UK’s most talented and best-loved artist printmakers. The recent launch of Dutch artist Tiny Nijman’s new … continue reading »

The Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation Archive

Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation gets ready for a celebration of the centenary of Lucienne Day’s birth

Next year’s Lucienne Day centenary is being celebrated by the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation with a number of events, exhibitions, talks and press articles. Their Digital Archive, which was … continue reading »

Glowing wire by MarcotenHoff, freeimages.com

Glowing authors’ endorsements for Blue Pencil Agency’s Sara Sarre

Blue Pencil Agency is a very new authors’ services company, but their Director, Sara Sarre, has long experience of story editing and publishing. As a new startup last year she … continue reading »

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Add a MailChimp signup form to your website using Groups

Many of the portfolio artists websites I create are continuously being updated with art exhibitions, fine art sales and events, so it’s really useful for my website clients if they … continue reading »

Green chair, copyright Steve Bunn

The mystery of art – Steve Bunn’s site re-launched with responsive design

Artist Steve Bunn has had a website almost since everyone started having websites, back at the turn of the century. Showcasing his artwork, sculpture and research projects, it acts as … continue reading »

Hand by Tibor Fazakas

Hands off! Following conventions and getting your website done.

Once you’ve start thinking about setting up a website, your timetable can easily go to pot. There are so many things to consider and possible problems around every corner. It’s … continue reading »

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New contact form for Originals Inprint

Recently Originals Inprint asked me to look into ways to lessen the amount of spam emails they were receiving at their domain’s email address.To put a positive spin on a … continue reading »

Photograph: Laura Shreck.

7 Easy Steps for moving your WordPress site onto a different server

It feels like a horrible day when you move your WordPress blog onto a different server, maybe after you’ve been testing it on a local server, open up the home … continue reading »

Contact Us

How to create a contact form using php and Google’s reCAPTCHA

You’ll have noticed captchas on many of the sites you use. When you try to send a contact message, or sign up to a new website, you’re asked to type … continue reading »

Mary Chamberlain's book: The Dressmaker of Dachau

Novel almost ready – what next?

I’ve been working on a website for London-based story editor, Sara Sarre. Her new editorial services company is called Blue Pencil Agency, and although she has been working with writers … continue reading »

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A digital photograph archive for the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation

A wonderful new Foundation has been set up to further public knowledge of and access to the design legacy of Robin and Lucienne Day, the British designers who conquered the … continue reading »

Fear No. 59744, 2012, Oil/Linen, 200 x 150cm. Copyright: John Keane. Website: Wil Baldwin

New website launch for political artist John Keane

I’ve been working for several months on this new launch, to coincide with John Keane’s retrospective at Flowers Kingsland Road, and major exhibition of new works “Speaking Power To Truth” … continue reading »

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How to mobile-device check your website layout

There’s a great function on Chrome that can help iron out your css website views for mobile devices. If you work on your own, it can be hard to cover … continue reading »