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5 Types of Video Content to boost business

There are lot of benefits to creating video content. Smartphones make it easy to produce, and social networks make it easy to distribute. These days, you don’t need a big …

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SME Social Series #2 Get your website fit for the summer

This summer two massive sporting events take place and you can expect them to dominate your social media feeds. In our last blog post we looked at the growth in …

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SME Social Series #1 The Growth of Social

This summer two of the biggest sporting events in the world will take place, namely the UEFA European Championship Finals and the Rio 2016 Olympics. Billions will be spent on …

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We can all get along to improve the web

At Open, we have a belief that a designer does not have to be a website developer and know when to use an if, while, or else statement. And vice versa, we would …

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Don’t use SEO to paper over the cracks – Five ways to help fix your rank

With the amount of activity on the internet these days its only natural for companies to wonder about SEO and how they perform during a search. At OPEN there has …

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Video made the internet star

Bring your post to life with video content We’ve heard for a while now that video content is increasingly important for personal and business brands looking to build a presence …

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Bespoke Design or not Bespoke, that is the question.

Here at OPEN were proud of the fact that we can say all of our websites are bespoke design. What is bespoke design? Well anything bespoke is “custom made”, “made …

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Seven Treasures: Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Spend a little time at Seven Treasures, an exhibit on tour from the Victoria and Albert Museum and now at Dublin’s Chester Beatty Library. You just might find that it …

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Creative overload at Offset 2015

And so another year of Offset and another year of amazing talent, insightful observations and creative downloading. The 3 day creative conference OFFSET ran for a fifth year. The line-up included designers, animators, …

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Naming the Baby – Your Brand is Born

In spite of the frustration startups experience, coming up with a name is a straightforward process with the right creative team and the right approach. Ideally, your company name should …

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The Launch of Monastic.ie with The Discovery Programme

In December 2014, Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, launched Monastic Ireland. www.monastic.ie is an exciting resource for visitors to some of Ireland’s most important medieval …

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Interior Designer gets a makeover

Designing for designers can be an interesting experience and through close collaboration we’ve managed to create something very unique and personal for Interior Designer Martina Tolarova – aka ‘La Maison …

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Makes moving easy (and fun)

Moving is already stressful enough without the added worry of finding moving boxes. There are two basic options available – cardboard boxes or plastic crates. Each one has its good …