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Sign of the times.

Posted 25/11/10 by Graeme General, Brand & Design 1 Comment

Sign of the times.

Our shiny new signage Read more...

DADI Award Winners - Twice!!

Posted 15/11/10 by Scott

DADI Award Winners - Twice!!

Winners at the DADI Awards 2010!! Read more...

Hamptons Studio Soundtrack #9

Posted 29/10/10 by Graeme Studio Soundtrack

Hamptons Studio Soundtrack #9

13 Halloween Howlers Read more...

The growing importance of social media for business

Posted 07/10/10 by David Web, Social, Brand & Design

The growing importance of social media for business

Social media is still in it’s infancy but companies are now slowly beginning to take this form of communication seriously. Read more...

The wonderful world of Eilidh

Posted 01/10/10 by Scott General 3 Comments

The wonderful world of Eilidh

Eilidh Read shows us her fantastic artistic skills… Read more...

What is Graphic Design?

Posted 23/09/10 by Graeme Brand & Design

Ever wondered... Read more...

The Studio Soundtrack #8

Posted 16/09/10 by Graeme Studio Soundtrack

The Studio Soundtrack #8

The end of summer! Read more...

Google Instant heralds advertising challenge

Posted 15/09/10 by Graeme General

Google Instant heralds advertising challenge

Brands will be forced to adjust their search-marketing strategies following the introduction of Google Instant Read more...

Useful CSS3 resources

Posted 30/08/10 by David Web 1 Comment

Some useful CSS3 tips, references and demos. Read more...

Bouncy bouncy bouncy!!!

Posted 24/08/10 by Mike Social

Bouncy bouncy bouncy!!!

Almost 30 staff & their families enjoyed a great day at the annual Hampton's BBQ. Read more...

DADI Awards Finalists!

Posted 24/08/10 by Mike

DADI Awards Finalists!

Hampton Associates are shortlisted in two categories of the 2010 DADI awards for our work with the BrewDog website. Read more...

Hampton Site Manager updates

Posted 06/08/10 by David Web

Hampton Site Manager updates

The latest update news for our ever improving CMS software. Read more...

The Studio Soundtrack #7

Posted 30/07/10 by Graeme Studio Soundtrack

The Studio Soundtrack #7

Studio Guilty Pleasures Read more...

Design on the BBC

Posted 27/07/10 by Graeme General, Brand & Design 1 Comment

Design on the BBC

Are we about to see another resurgence in design awareness? Read more...

Bespoke Website Launched for DrillCrew.com!

Posted 15/07/10 by Lexie

Bespoke Website Launched for DrillCrew.com!

DrillCrew.com website launched! Read more...

New Old Spice Campaign Shakes Up Social Media

Posted 15/07/10 by Lexie Web, Curiosities, Brand & Design

Old Spice Ad Campaign targets Twitter generation. Read more...

HP - Hit Print

Posted 07/07/10 by Graeme Curiosities

Hewlett-Packard Viral Read more...

New look BBC news website

Posted 06/07/10 by David Brand & Design, Web

New look BBC news website

The BBC news website is receiving its biggest design rethink since 2003 Read more...

A festival with a difference

Posted 06/07/10 by Carol Curiosities

A festival with a difference

A unique take on the festival Vintage at Goodwood is not only about Music but is a unique look at British Fashion, Film, and most interestingly to us; Art & Design. Read more...

Who is Horse-boy

Posted 24/06/10 by Graeme Curiosities

Who is Horse-boy

Who is this mysterious stranger spotted on the Streets of Aberdeen? Read more...

Unlocking the Potential...

Posted 31/05/10 by Siân

Unlocking the Potential...

New identity, website & mini brochure for Barrel Chasers Read more...

Studio Soundtrack #6 World Cup Special

Posted 11/06/10 by Graeme Studio Soundtrack

Studio Soundtrack #6 World Cup Special

Our football inspired Studio Soundtrack Read more...

You Posh Cow!

Posted 01/06/10 by Mike

You Posh Cow!

Our client Mackie's of Scotland have just launched a new range of extra posh/premium ice creams positioned to compete directly with Häagen-Dazs, Green & Blacks and other premium offerings and asked us to design the packs. Read more...

JESS3 / The State of The Internet

Posted 01/06/10 by Graeme Web, Curiosities

Excellent animation that provides a wide range of statistics on the current state of the Internet. Read more...

Typeface, the movie

Posted 26/05/10 by Graeme Curiosities

Typeface, the movie

New designers test old methods at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum Read more...

Google Font API

Posted 20/05/10 by David Web

Google Font API

Web fonts just became a bit more elegant and easier to use. Read more...

2010 Web Design trends

Posted 18/05/10 by David Web

2010 Web Design trends

An in-depth look at the new trends in design and technology used in the web design industry. Read more...

Facebook set to roll out location-based facility

Posted 14/05/10 by Graeme Web

Facebook set to roll out location-based facility

Location-based status updates could allow brands to target consumers with geographically relevant marketing Read more...

Soteria SAR Ready...but volcanic ash postpones conference!

Posted 12/05/10 by Sian General

Soteria SAR Ready...but volcanic ash postpones conference!

Volcanic ash postpones Shephard's Search and Rescue 2010 Read more...

Excuse us if we pull rank…

Posted 12/05/10 by Scott

Excuse us if we pull rank…

Some people may be surprised to see a North East graphic design consultancy figuring so consistently in national “Top 10” rankings. Read more...

Studio Soundtrack #5

Posted 07/05/10 by Graeme Studio Soundtrack

Studio Soundtrack #5

Music from the Hampton Associates Studio Read more...

What is Art? Is it Beer?

Posted 22/04/10 by Graeme Brand & Design 2 Comments

What is Art? Is it Beer?

Abstrakt, the conceptual beer brand. Read more...

Miss Scotland poster encourages healthy eating for kids.

Posted 26/04/10 by Lexie

Miss Scotland poster encourages healthy eating for kids.

A new school's poster was launched yesterday by Miss Scotland, Katharine Brown. The poster highlights the importance of eating red meat as part of a healthy diet. Read more...

RAR UK awards tonight.

Posted 21/04/10 by Mike General

RAR UK awards tonight.

We're finalists in 3 categories in this years RAR UK awards. Read more...

Web site speed and Google search rankings

Posted 12/04/10 by David Web

Web site speed and Google search rankings

Google recently announced that the speed of a website would now be a factor in determining its search engine position. Read more...

Studio Soundtrack #4

Posted 09/04/10 by Graeme Studio Soundtrack

Studio Soundtrack #4

All this scratchin' is makin' me itch. Read more...

We're in the UK Top 10… but what chart position?

Posted 08/04/10 by Mike General

We're in the UK Top 10… but what chart position?

Uk National awards finalists Read more...

Studio Soundtrack #3

Posted 02/04/10 by Graeme Studio Soundtrack

Studio Soundtrack #3

Celebratory soundtrack Read more...

Scottish Design Consultancy of the Year 2010

Posted 02/04/10 by Scott

Scottish Design Consultancy of the Year 2010

We make the grade in the top categories of this years Scottish Design Consultancy of the Year Read more...

Zeldman and Ethan Marcotte on the future of the web

Posted 01/04/10 by David Web

Zeldman and Ethan Marcotte on the future of the web

Jeffrey Zeldman and Ethan Marcotte talk about the third edition of Designing with Web Standards as well as discuss the future of the web. Read more...

Penguins p-p-p pick up an award or two.

Posted 26/03/10 by Graeme General

Penguins p-p-p pick up an award or two.

More awards and accolades for BrewDog Read more...

The TwitterPicture hits the capital

Posted 24/03/10 by Graeme General

The TwitterPicture hits the capital

Johanna Basford commissioned to produce the cover for this years Edinburgh Fringe programme Read more...

Email Newsletter Design

Posted 24/03/10 by David Web

Email Newsletter Design

A very comprehensive article in Smashing Magazine, discussing the various user interface and CRM methods used in email newsletter marketing. Read more...

MoD selects Soteria for Search & Rescue programme

Posted 24/03/10 by Scott

MoD selects Soteria for Search & Rescue programme

We love it when our clients triumph, and it’s even better when we have helped them achieve this success Read more...

Not on your nellie!

Posted 19/03/10 by Kim Curiosities

Not on your nellie!

Where would you expect to see elephants on the beach? Read more...

The Cold War of the Web

Posted 19/03/10 by David Web

In an interesting article - Flash and Standards: The Cold War of the Web - Dan Mall discusses the future of developing for the web using seamless integration of different technologies and why its all about the 'People'. Read more...

Case Study: MDT International Web and Brand Re-launch

Posted 23/03/10 by David Case Studies

Case Study: MDT International Web and Brand Re-launch

A case study on the rebranding and redevelopment of MDT International's website. Read more...

Studio Soundtrack #2

Posted 12/03/10 by Graeme Studio Soundtrack

Studio Soundtrack #2

Music from the Hampton Associates Studio Read more...

The Identity Recession

Posted 11/03/10 by Graeme General

The Identity Recession

Re-branding in a recession. Read more...

Eleven lessons in managing design in eleven global brands from the Design Council

Posted 10/03/10 by Graeme General

Eleven lessons in managing design in eleven global brands from the Design Council

Eleven lessons in managing design in eleven global brands Read more...

The Studio Soundtrack

Posted 05/03/10 by Graeme Studio Soundtrack

The Studio Soundtrack

Music from the Hampton Associates Studio Read more...

A little birdy told me...

Posted 05/03/10 by Carol General

A little birdy told me...

Hampton Associates are now part of the social media site Twitter. Read more...

Here's looking at ya Aberdeen.

Posted 26/02/10 by Graeme Curiosities

Telly Savalas looks at Aberdeen Read more...

TOTAL E&P UK

Posted 26/02/10 by Scott

TOTAL E&P UK

Demonstrating that what we do is measurable, really works and is setting the standard worldwide. Read more...

Fiorano

Posted 25/02/10 by Scott

Fiorano

Fiorano exclusive homes from crimond estates Read more...

A tasty challenge!

Posted 25/02/10 by Scott

A tasty challenge!

Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms Food Tourism Brand Read more...

Sink the Bismarck!

Posted 25/02/10 by Scott

Sink the Bismarck!

The world's strongest beer from brewdog: sink the bismark! Read more...

Because business is not always black and white

Posted 25/02/10 by Scott

Because business is not always black and white

New campaign for Ritson Smith launched Read more...

Punk your Dog

Posted 25/02/10 by Scott

Punk your Dog

PunkDog personalised beer website from BrewDog Read more...

Our pride and joy is delivered!

Posted 24/02/10 by Scott

Our pride and joy is delivered!

The new Hampton Assocociates web site is launched Read more...

A new era for the North Sea

Posted 24/02/10 by Scott

A new era for the North Sea

Decom North Sea Read more...

Johanna Basford 24hr twitterpicture!

Posted 24/02/10 by Scott

Johanna Basford 24hr twitterpicture!

Johanna Basford 24hr twitterpicture extravaganza! Read more...

Vintage logos

Posted 25/02/10 by Graeme Logo styles

Vintage logos

A collection of vintage logos from a mid-70's edition of the "World of Logotypes" book. Demonstrating that great design is timeless. Read more...