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Some witterings from the team at Hutchhouse...

We’re looking to hire a front-end web developer


We’re looking to hire a front-end web developer

If you’re a talented, enthusiastic front-end web developer looking to join an ambitious digital agency then we want to hear from you.

We’re looking to hire a back-end web developer


We’re looking to hire a back-end web developer

If you’re a talented, enthusiastic back-end web developer looking to join an ambitious digital agency then we want to hear from you.

Hutchhouse kicks off the first Creative Clinic at Milton Park


Hutchhouse kicks off the first Creative Clinic at Milton Park

Having moved into Milton Park earlier this year we’ve had our heads down, cracking on with our work and generally settling in. However, it soon occurred to us that there wasn’t a massive amount of creative ‘get togethers’ happening on the Park so we decided that the only thing to do was to create our own.

Sharp, lightweight font icons


Sharp, lightweight font icons

Recently there has been a growing trend to use font icons when designing websites. But what is the advantage of using a set of font based icons over images and why now?

A brief guide to responsive web design for your business


Responsive Web Design is the latest buzz-word when it comes to designing and developing websites. It’s not a completely new thing, and most agencies worth their salt will have been rolling out responsive websites for a while now, but it’s fast becoming standard practice so if you are a business owner planning to get a new website then you need to know about it.

Social Media marketing and PR talk at the University College Birmingham


Social Media marketing and PR talk at the University College Birmingham

Back in June Hutchhouse was invited talk at University College Birmingham. Having stumbled across our company, Lecturer and Year Manager Jo Bates called to ask if anyone at @hutchhouse would be interested in helping out with one of the workshops taking place in November by giving an hour-long presentation.

What’s changed in Twitter Bootstrap 3?


What’s changed in Twitter Bootstrap 3?

Twitter’s popular framework recently celebrated it’s second birthday, and what better way to celebrate than Bootstrap 3 with a refreshed UI, an improved grid system and a whole raft of other tweaks and updates.

MrColor: A PHP colour manipulation library


MrColor: A PHP colour manipulation library

Over the last month I’ve been working on a PHP colour manipulation library called MrColor. Forgive the American spelling, but it is the language of the web after all.

The library is built around the idea of having an easy way to work with colour data. Once a new Color object is created you can populate it with colour values, edit those values, use those values to generate new data, and retrieve the colour in the format you require. You can download it or fork it from GitHub here: https://github.com/syholloway/mrcolor

Hutchhouse win Best Overall Business award, 2012


Hutchhouse win Best Overall Business award, 2012

Last month Hutchhouse was delighted to have been nominated for the Best Overall Business award. As it turned out on the night… we won! Hoorah!

Responsive web design webinar notes


Responsive web design webinar notes

Thanks to all those that attended the responsive web design webinar on Tuesday the 28th of August 2012. It was great to share our understanding and experience of responsive design, thanks for your questions and feedback. We’ll be incorporating some of them in an updated seminar.