Ultra Violet and the power of colour - 2018’s Pantone colour of the year

The power and influence of colour on the human brain should not be underestimated. Scientists have established that, when exposed to certain colours both psychological and physiological changes take place in us!

Colours have the power to stimulate, excite, depress, tranquilise, increase appetite and create a feeling of warmth or coolness. In fact, when it comes to making a purchase, according to research from the Pantone colour institute, 85% people will make a purchase based on the colour of a product, so colour should never be an afterthought!

Design and Digital collaborate for iKoustic

We are lucky enough to work with a great bunch of clients from a diverse mix of different industries - which certainly keeps everyone in team MAXX on our toes!

An example of one of our latest clients is Yorkshire based iKoustic, who is the leading UK supplier of soundproofing solutions and materials.

Being busy is killing our ability to think creatively

When was the last time you stopped, sat down and did literally nothing? And when I say nothing, I mean nothing. No phones, no tablets, no TVs, nothing. Chances are you can’t remember. In an age of digital domination and constant connectivity, we seem to be almost incapable to unwind and ‘just be’. 

But is this inability to properly relax more detrimental than we might think?

What does 'Internet of Things' actually mean?

Are you aware of the Internet of Things (IoT)? It’s certainly the buzzword at the moment but very few of us know what these remarkable ‘things’ actually are! Essentially, it is the concept of every given electronic device (which can be switched on and off) being connected to the Internet.

Artistic Website Design: The Blooming of

We were recently approached by creative floral design studio Saint Floral, to create and build a website for the new start-up business. This was a particularly exciting project for the team, due to Saint Floral’s artistic and renaissance inspired approach, providing an outlet for brilliant floral design.

MAXX launches new website for Basingstoke Sports Trust

MAXX has recently had the opportunity to develop an engaging new website for BST (Basingstoke Sports Trust), an established non-profit organisation with fantastic fitness facilities in Basingstoke and, as of last year, Newbury.

We have worked closely with BST for a number of years and were involved in the creation of the organisation’s refreshed logo and original website, so were thrilled to be given an opportunity to tender for the new project.