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Developing a new JSON Schema Brand and Website

Developing a new JSON Schema Brand and Website

Paul Waller

Discover Paul's guide on expanding brand collateral for organizations through effective website development and design strategies.
Styling and Enhancing Model Driven Apps in Power Apps

Styling and Enhancing Model Driven Apps in Power Apps

Paul Waller

Discover a concise guide on improving Model Driven Power Apps styles with step-by-step instructions for a polished user experience.
How to develop an accessible colour palette for Power BI

How to develop an accessible colour palette for Power BI

Paul Waller

Explore how we developed an accessible color palette for Power BI reports, considering color vision deficiency and data visualization.
How to enable data teams with the design assets required for impactful data storytelling in Power BI

How to enable data teams with the design assets required for impactful data storytelling in Power BI

Paul Waller

In this post we will talk through how to expand on a data team's creative skillset, without access to specialist photo editing software such as Photoshop or Illustrator.
How to dynamically switch between measures in Power BI visuals with Field Parameters

How to dynamically switch between measures in Power BI visuals with Field Parameters

Jessica Hill

In this blog post explore using Field Parameters to dynamically switch between measures in visuals, enhancing report analysis capabilities.
How to Create Custom Buttons in Power BI

How to Create Custom Buttons in Power BI

Paul Waller

Explore a step-by-step guide on designing custom buttons in Power BI, covering shape, form, icons, states, actions, and enhancing report design & UI.
Visualising Technical Content - How we Design our Blog Headers

Visualising Technical Content - How we Design our Blog Headers

Paul Waller

In this post we will be talking about our graphic process from conception to finalisation. We will look at Icons, Pictograms, Ideogram, and how we utilise this form of design to illustrate abstract technical concepts within our blog header graphics.
How to Build a Branded Power BI Report Theme

How to Build a Branded Power BI Report Theme

Paul Waller

Explore translating a company's brand into Power BI reports and extending their visual identity to include the Power BI platform.
How to dynamically choose the correct font colour based on a background colour in Power BI tables.

How to dynamically choose the correct font colour based on a background colour in Power BI tables.

Ed Freeman

Boost Power BI report readability with dynamic font colors for diverse backgrounds, ensuring clear text display and enhanced accessibility.
Guardian Masterclass - An introduction to Data Visualisation

Guardian Masterclass - An introduction to Data Visualisation

Paul Waller

A few years ago, I attended a Guardian 1-day Masterclass - Introduction to Data Visualisation. What I did not know then was that it would have a profound effect on how I view design. This blog is a recap of that day and reference points to consider when designing and creating graphics for data visualisation.
Depositing Cheques via a Mobile Banking Experience

Depositing Cheques via a Mobile Banking Experience

Paul Waller

It is possibly that I have only recently discovered one of my favourite pieces of UX whilst on lockdown - Mobile cheques deposits via digital imaging in my banking app. In this short post I share my experience of discovering a simple but practical piece of UX that made me happy.
A Bit of a Christmas Do in the Country with Benchpeg

A Bit of a Christmas Do in the Country with Benchpeg

Paul Waller

In 2016, endjin redesigned the Benchpeg website, migrating it from a 10-year-old platform over to our own CMS system - Vellum – so the Benchpeg team could have greater control over their content management and halve the day-to-day workload for generating content. This is a creative post about the practical experiences gained from 1-day silversmithing workshop at the invitation of Benchpeg.
Reasons to: Round up of the Sessions I Attended

Reasons to: Round up of the Sessions I Attended

Paul Waller

The 3-day "Reasons To" conference was held in Brighton in September 2016. The conference is a fusion of disciplines: design, development, illustration, 3D modelling and data visualisation to name a few. In this post Paul Waller provides an overview of the sessions he attended and the ideas that really sparked his imagination.
Designing for television: food safe props for The Great British Menu 2014

Designing for television: food safe props for The Great British Menu 2014

Paul Waller

Throughout endjin's history we have been invited to work on a host of projects. In late 2013 we were asked if we could produce a series of graphics props for the Great British Menu 2014. In this post we talk about the research and production methods behind developing graphics for television.
Bootstrap 3 At A Glance - Part One - Motivations

Bootstrap 3 At A Glance - Part One - Motivations

Matthew Adams

In this post we look at the history and motivations behind the Bootstrap CSS library, and the goals of the project.
Example of a full-width bleed using Bootstrap 3

Example of a full-width bleed using Bootstrap 3

Matthew Adams

See how to use Bootstrap 3 to create a full-page bleed.
High-Res Prototyping Tips: How we eliminated waste and enabled collaboration

High-Res Prototyping Tips: How we eliminated waste and enabled collaboration

Paul Waller

This post discusses the importance of collaboration between designers and developers, including communication tips and a step-by-step guide.
Example Responsive Layout Using Bootstrap

Example Responsive Layout Using Bootstrap

Matthew Adams

See how to create a responsive website layout using Bootstrap.
Tips for implementing responsive designs using Bootstrap 3

Tips for implementing responsive designs using Bootstrap 3

Matthew Adams

We ran a retrospective of our first few Bootstrap-based HTML5/Javascript projects a few weeks back, and distilled some of the output into these top tips
It's more than just merchandise: Developing a visual language

It's more than just merchandise: Developing a visual language

Paul Waller

Laying the foundations to build a brand doesn't happen overnight. At endjin it taken many years to develop our brand look and tone of voice. In this post we talk about developing our visual language so that we can maintain a consistent look and feel across all our collateral.
Live by the sword: A practical approach to our own digital strategy

Live by the sword: A practical approach to our own digital strategy

Paul Waller

7 years ago, feels like a lifetime - for you eldest it is - but this was when endjin took the first steps in refreshing our website promoting our cloud expertise and mobile first responsive design. In this post we talk about our strategic, creative, prototyping and production processes to deliver our website and enforce our brand.