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Brain pickings on digital and beyond

Embracing new web design workflows

By Richard - October 2017

In my previous article, I discussed how changing from Photoshop to Sketch for digital design made sense for us as an agency, and how we’ve benefitted from the switch. For all its triumphs however, Sketch does present some workflow differences that might deter longtime users of Photoshop for web and digital design. In this article, I’d like to highlight those differences, how we dealt with them - and ultimately welcomed the change.


A Hi-Tec Way of Working

By James - August 2017

For years, Hi-Tec has been producing functional, high performance shoes that have turned it into something of an institution in this country. There’s something about our country too, that seems especially suited to the brand. Something in the water, or something in the wild that makes South Africa the ideal playground for Hi-Tec.


When Digital gets Real

By James - July 2017

There are probably as many definitions for “digital agency” as there are digital agencies, but this tells you all you need to know about our dynamic and increasingly digital world.

More than a decade ago, Lima Bean just built websites. Then along came banner adverts and SEO. Suddenly the digital landscape erupted and soon it was e-commerce, smartphones and Facebook. Now, extensive WiFi and increased bandwidth means more social media, streaming of film and video content, and the ability to share everything with the world at the touch of a button. Lima Bean doesn’t just build websites anymore.