Loneliness and its impact on mental health
It is no secret that times have been rough recently, especially since 2020 when Covid-19 came around, so now, more than ever, keeping on top of your mental health is crucial.
It's Deaf Awareness week
Currently, over 1.5 billion people globally live with either mild or profound hearing loss. That’s 20% of the global population! In the UK, 1 in 6 people are deaf or hard of hearing.
Overcoming the mystery of building accessible websites
We like to think of ourselves as accessibility experts, but developing that expertise has taken time. Along the way we have come up against many myths and misconceptions. Here is what we have learned about them, and what we do to ensure that your next website will be usable by all.
Front End Craft CMS Web Developer
Scaramanga is recruiting a Front End Web Developer
Reach vs impressions
Social media platforms can be argued as simple to use, however, when it comes to utilising these platforms for your business, understanding the metrics and data behind your posts can be confusing.
Why is community management important?
With over 3.6 billion people across the world now using social media platforms, the demand for brands to manage their community increases daily.
We are delighted to announce that Scaramanga Agency has been shortlisted for the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards in the Creative Design & Marketing category, sponsored by Fixio. Well suited to our company, this award celebrates businesses with graphic design teams, PR, and marketing departments.
The web is a vast space and not everybody has the same experience due, but not limited, to visual impairments.
A post about a post
What is wrong with this picture? Can you see it?
Give the man an (accessible) hand
A lesson learnt, the painful way, from entering in hand-to-hand combat with a Santa Claus soap dispenser.
The case for using an accessible typeface
For someone with poor vision, learning disabilities, aphasia, or dyslexia, the readability of text or a document is not only due to the colour combination. It also greatly depends upon the font or typeface used.
Do not open links in a new tab or window
This is a request we receive regularly from our clients, however, the impact of this change is something we ask them to carefully consider. Opening links in new windows/tabs is a bad thing from an accessibility standpoint, so we thought we would share our reasons why this should be avoided.
We’re going plugin crazy!
Most people dread the lengths they have to go through in order to get content translated to another language. From the copying, to pasting, to converting, to copying again. It can all be a little tedious for some. Especially if the content is for an entire website.
This calculator is the best in the world and a design classic!
This is the best calculator in the world! Why? We explore what a UX designer (or any designer for that matter) can learn from this everyday object. 2 plus 2 is 4, now that’s quick maths.