Time to take up practising yoga… If you have had a turbulent week and feel that world is in a strange and scary place, look to yoga. Open up to ways of finding clarity, relaxed sensitivity and a deep flowing awareness on all levels.. Sounds good to me. I hope Skim’s new website for John…Details
Here at Skim we get a lot from the environment we live and work in. It’s fundamental to our well-being, inspires us and influences everything we do. It’s often that we conjure our ideas and thoughts in many different places… in the office, exploring the woods or crunching along the rugged coastline. We wanted to…Details
See James’ Skeet shooting Success (and his shiny new website!) It’s been a fairly epic year so far for the South West’s Skeet shooter, James Rounsevell. Dedicated to the sport and proving himself fairly handy in competitions, we are proud to support and present his list of achievements on his new Skim designed website. To…Details
How many people over 40 years of age haven’t thought about a little tightening of the skin, a smoothing of their facial lines and a fill of those wrinkles? With the help of sound, professional advice at the Wellswood Clinics you can make that important decision. Wellswood Clinics also provide Travel vaccinations, immunisations, blood tests…Details
Aspiring to dizzy new heights of construction projects London based company Aspire Building Solutions now have a slick new website to showcase their most recent projects. Check them out for any building refurbishments, renovations and rebuilds.
“Yes I can” (well not me personally, I’m talking about talented composer Guy Farley) Hugely impressed with the superhuman effort made making the promotional Paralympics trailer for Rio 2016, ‘Yes I can’ wonderfully filmed and edited, then discovered that our client Guy Farley had composed the music for it – added to his new official…Details
Thanks to local company Crab Stitch at Torpoint for supplying the year 6 children with 32 t-shirts all requiring different colours, sizes and styles – all perfect, well done Paul you are an absolute star. Speak to Paul at Crab Stitch Embroidery for all your one off items, workwear motifs, branding specific items even a…Details
Churchwood Valley provides an oasis of lush green countryside and a coastal holiday location, it really is a breath of fresh air! Back to basics with wooden cabins situated in the South Devon coast just a short walk from Wembury beach. Updating this website has reminded me how glorious this conservation area is, so if you…Details
We all need a little support at sometime… I can concur wholeheartedly with this statement, as life can certainly throw some challenges at us. At Cascade Therapy, (based in Birmingham, UK) there is friendly, experienced Psychotherapy, Counselling and coaching close at hand. Ready to spring into therapeutic action for all those who require assistance, whatever…Details
Our challenge: to try to coordinate a photoshoot at Broomhill Manor (# luxury self-catering holiday properties) in Bude, aligning the weather with the properties being vacant. So we headed to the north coast of Cornwall and photographed Broomhill in full blossom glory – in-between the hail storms… Do you like their cute new bunk-beds?
Scoring over 40 films we at Skim have been impressed by this composers prolific musical career so far – I feel very underachieving! We have tried to produce an impressive backdrop for you to explore the the works at the new OFFICIAL Guy Farley website.
Personalised pet bandana I hope you have one of these for you beloved pet, if not why not? – they are the latest must have, on trend, accessory – see Lola rockin’ hers at the Crab Stitch Embroidery website we’ve just launched. (other printed items are available)… Support local businesses!Details
We have recently been involved with designing and building a website for a man called Torn who runs the Bunong Elephant Project in Cambodia, it was certainly a joy looking at film and images of these majestic creatures and learning more about eco-tourism. The local people in these countries are working hard to protect the…Details
Being in the design business we do like to have in depth discussions about shades of colours whilst stroking our beards, guzzling large quantities of monsoon malabar and listening to the morning delights of Lauren Laverne. So the latest is Vantablack – the new black and darkest of them all (sounds like new Harry Potter…Details
Have you been to a Crocadon event yet – If not you are missing out as they have some excellent events every month tempting you with sumptuous local produce, mind, body and spirit fairs, impressive craft and antique markets, all set in a relaxed haven just 15 mins inside Cornwall near St. Mellion. Obviously there…Details
Everyone needs to add a bit of spice to their lives I think, but more importantly is the day to day intake of real & healthy food, so thankfully Jane Hutton – aka ‘The Functional Foodie’ has created a hub for all her recipe ideas and well being courses on a whole range of subjects.…Details
I have been seriously slack on the blog front, how do you all find time to work and blog post your achievements, interesting client meetings and up and coming events I need to be a caffeine crazed octopus to competently cover all aspects of work and life and the moment! However it is a good…Details
A complex project for Skim New Media as our London clients Teacher Stern cover many aspects of law and have a large team to consider, so it was important that all t’s were crossed and i’s were dotted, so to speak. We wanted to provide to the visitors with a sense of their location &…Details
Why the 8 reference? Well I have just realised that 2016 will be our 8th year in our Skim Office in Cornwall, how time flies… Dave and I are really excited about new projects emerging so far this year ranging from websites for a music composer, business alignment company, embroiderer, holiday cottage owner, global taxi…Details
With artists and photographers our job when building a website is quite simple – draw attention to the Artists work. For showcasing John Hobbs’s creative expressions his brief was minimal navigation and surroundings, focusing on the pieces. Love to know if you like them – my top three: Stalactites, Eagle & Ink Blots – yours…?
Working with Tutor Helen Jonas has been a joy, not only was she receptive to our colourful design ideas for her website (reinforcing ‘Tutoring is fun’ statement) – she also surprised us with homemade cakes for every meeting. Most impressive though is Helen’s sunny disposition and willingness to learn herself! The result, a website build…Details
The True Rocks team have been on a rollercoster wave of excitement and activity this year – celebrities have been adorning their pendants and I’ve just added a whole new selection of sumptuous jewellery items. Take a sneaky peek and put your favourites (mine two are the pineapples & artist Rachael Howard’s limited edition Humble…Details
We are heads down at the moment in the office – all good, but no time for blogs about skim projects.. However I do have time for bugs – just found a few macro shots I took of ‘Ralf’ – the Lesser Stag Beetle – cute furry feelers.. back to work now honest Dave!