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Writing Maintainable Media Queries in SCSS

Media queries are pretty great, enabling a single website to put its best foot forward no matter what size device the content is viewed on. Without media queries, Front End developers would likely still be relegated to serving up two separate websites for one entity: one for small, mobile devices, and one for larger desktop…
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Implementing Custom Post Types and Custom Fields with Hubspot

We recently worked with a client to create a Related Products Widget on their Hubspot blog. The requirements called for a dynamic display of products that would be managed in one place, and for each product listing to have an image, url, title, short description, and price. As Hubspot is meant to be a blogging…
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Introducing Kono

We are proud to release Kono, the latest Premium Tumblr Theme from Storyware. A lot of time went into producing our latest theme, and we’re excited to share it with you. True to the Hawaiian translation of Kono meaning “invite,” the Kono theme welcomes you with a clean, minimal grid, designed to highlight beautiful images.…
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Great Beer Needs Great Branding

Gone are the days when simply making a killer kolsch or perfect pale ale was enough to differentiate you from the pack. In today’s market craft brewers need more than just great beer – they need great branding.

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Whoever tells the best story wins

The best brands are built on great stories – Ian Rowden, Chief Marketing Officer, Virgin Group What is a brand story and how does it grow your brand? Your brand story is what makes your brand authentic. It’s who you are and what you are about. It’s about why your product exists in the world…
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It's the End of the Laptop as I Know it (and I Feel Fine)

About one month ago, I purchased my 4th iPad. The first 3 didn’t go so well. I still own the first 2 (1st Gen iPad and the 1st Gen iPad mini), but they belong to my kids and have for years. About a year ago, I thought I could use an iPad Air for work…
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Putting the Story in Snap Story

Storyware does Snap Story. How’s that for a tongue twister? For this year’s Tom Tom Founders Festival in Charlottesville, VA, we took control of the festival’s Snapchat – designing a custom filter and posting original content in order to drive engagement with all those using the app who attended the week-long celebration of innovation, creativity,…
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Meet our Creative Director: Wyndsor Hug

Cutting her teeth as Creative Director at Charlottesville startup Musictoday (now Delivery Agent) Storyware Creative Director Wyndsor Hug has honed her design skills over a 15 year career working with – among many others – a string of music industry clients, including RCA Records, ATO Records and Dave Matthews Band.

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Why Kids are the Key to Great UX Design

A couple weeks ago we sent our UX manager to Full Stack Toronto – a conference for web developers with a focus on operations, programming, and creative code. For three days he mingled with some of the brightest minds in web technology and patiently sat through talks on everything from the latest in front-end design and back-end technology, to user experience, project management, dev-ops, hardware and beyond.

Now he’s back and ready to share what he learned – and his new found love of Toronto – with the world.

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5 Reasons Charlottesville is Great for Tech

Charlottesville’s tech community is on the rise. If you’ve ever stopped by this small Virginia town you will have heard of its many accolades: happiest town in America, best place to live in the country, best college town (and the list goes on). But what you might not have known is that Charlottesville is quickly becoming a mini-tech powerhouse. From student entrepreneurs, to startups, to some of the fastest growing tech companies in America, Charlottesville’s tech scene is thriving.

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