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LimeSpot joins hands with nature-inspired clothing retailer – Harlequin Nature Graphics

We, Radar Hill, have partnered up with LimeSpot to bring a whole new great product to our clients. First up to try this new product, a personalized online shopping store through Facebook, is Harlequin Nature Graphics.

Limespot logo“On Wednesday (Nov-5-2013), a three person LimeSpot team visited the head office of Harlequin Nature Graphics in [Cobble Hill], BC, Canada.

We were joined by a team from one of our partner firms Radar Hill. We had a great time integrating the inventory of Harlequin with LimeSpot to start the process of getting their Facebook Shop up in time for the big holiday rush. Continue reading

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New Responsive Website Design Launched: Graphic FX Signworks



Victoria based sign and print shop Graphic FX Signworks needed to update the design of their website to coincide with their move to a great new space at 375 Hillside Avenue. They wanted their website to really showcase the wide variety of work that they do: design, printing and installation services from simple vinyl decals to full colour digital moving billboards, vehicle graphics, business signage and digital printing services. Continue reading

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Me and my Hosts List: or, how I beat The Man

A pixellated 'hand' cursor clicking on a blue-bordered box reading "Ads"EDIT: One of our other coders has found this interesting article arguing for ads and why you should view them: Why Web Designers Should Not Use Ad Blockers (Opinion Column)

If there’s one thing all of us are tired of dealing with on the internet, it’s advertisements. Be they animated, blinking, crowded, garishly coloured, slowing up our browser, or just plain annoying, most people would be happier off without them.

Fortunately, there’s one very simple thing you can use to cut down ad presence on your browser. It’s easy to implement, and doesn’t require downloading anything (unless you want to make it even simpler). This magical device is called your hosts list.

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