With email newsletters being an accepted form of communication between businesses and their clients it’s a good idea to understand some basics about newsletter etiquette. When is an email newsletter spam? How can you engage your readers and make your newsletter more valuable? What about allowing your customers to unsubscribe from your email newsletter? Paul [...]
A domain name (URL) is the address potential customers may use in order to visit your website…like karebou.com. As someone who lives in New Zealand you may be wondering whether or not it’s better to get a .com or a .co.nz. I’m hoping to clear that up for you. Basically you need to consider who [...]
Bora Bora Day Spa is a sparkling new beautiful little oasis in the middle of bustling, chic Parnell. They’ll be opening on the 8th of February 2013 and to showcase their luxurious services a new website was created for them using Karebou’s new Express Web Design service. The website was up and running and fully [...]
Some design inspiration for the end of the week. Julian Montague has created these lovely simple posters for Print Collection which have a real retro feel about them. “These bright, bold, graphic images iconicize the quirky Official State Insignias from around the nation.” I would have a hard time just picking one.
If you’re like a lot of new business owners out there you might have put your company’s website last on the priority list. Maybe you thought it was in the too hard basket. Maybe you didn’t think it was important. Or maybe time just caught up with you in the rush to get other things [...]
The New York Times recently asked designers to choose their favourite book cover from 2012. I’m quite fond of the Polpo Cookbook cover. It’s elegant and beautiful plus the binding makes me want to cherish the book before I even open the cover. Which one was your favourite?
Like many of us, my website needed to shed a few kilos and over the Christmas break I took the opportunity to do just that. My design services have been streamlined for better efficiency and I’ve added a new service to give a hand to the many people who’ve called me desperate to get their [...]
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a sucker for anything wrapped in beautiful, intriguing, unique or elegant packaging and it certainly seems I’m not alone. “In September 2009, Neil Stansfield of Northamptonshire was jailed for over two years for buying own-brand, non-organic supermarket food, repackaging it as well-sourced organic produce and selling it [...]
After too many years in a lonely home office Karebou has moved into a new centrally located office space on Karangahape Road (K Rd) in the new IronBank building. I’m pretty excited about the move and the office. The building has been Ecologically Sustainably Designed (ESD) and includes great features like rain water harvesting, solar water heating [...]