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A journal of project updates, tips, news, and industry commentary

Welcome to our blog. Here we will post various hopefully interesting, possibly random thoughts, opinions and general news and views. This could be about today’s exciting digital space or maybe just about life, interests and hobbies, coming soon…
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Sapori Truffles

When you’re supplying some of Britain’s most prestigious chefs and restaurants how you present yourself is key, especially when you are selling your product online. That’s why Gianpaolo La Greca – owner of Sapori Truffles trusted Become to take his business forward with a new stylish, responsive and mobile-friendly site. Gianpaolo has been a client of Become for over 10 years. During this time he has taken advantage of Become’s ActiveCommerce eCommerce platform to sell his products; its designers to produce ...
Posted by Ross on August, 21, 2015 at 9:50 am
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Patersons Quarries

Patersons Quarries stylish new site Since the company’s creation in 1973 Patersons Quarries have lived by their company ethos: “To provide a quality product at a competitive price, combined with reliable service and friendly knowledgeable staff.” Hey, that sounds familiar! It’s fitting then that Become was more than happy to provide a great new website that was worthy of Patersons. It had to be stylish, clean, professional and follow the company’s branding guidelines, in the ...
Posted by Ross on July, 24, 2015 at 10:20 am
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FurniturePlus

Here at Become we’re suckers for a good cause as much as we are a nice big project to sink our teeth into so we were more than happy to help out the Scottish charity FurniturePlus from the Kingdom of Fife move forward with a great new website. We partnered up with our friends at Studio Stand again who had already delivered memorable and effective branding for FurniturePlus. From there we got to work and after ...
Posted by Ross on July, 9, 2015 at 1:34 pm
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Helping ViolaFC stay at the top of their game

Don’t call it a comeback, they’ve been here for years! ViolaFC – a long term client of ours recently went ahead and updated their site with us. They wanted a new stylish, modern eye-catching design with social media integration and a little flair to help them continue to stand out from the competition. Viola now sports a one-page responsive design perfect for mobile, tablet and desktop. The design is strengthened with the typography partnership of Oswald Bold for headers and navigation and ...
Posted by Ross on December, 15, 2014 at 11:20 am
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Remodelling Pieve Interiors

This month we put Pieve Interiors slick new responsive design live. The new look is given impact by effective use of beautiful imagery from Pieve’s extensive product catalogue which gives the user an ocular treat. I know, we spoil you. It also might help get Joe a few sales, you never know. I just play with the pixels. The design is strengthened further by the use of the slab-serif variant of Roboto, which makes headers and calls-to-action eye-catching with a streamlined, modern ...
Posted by Ross on December, 15, 2014 at 11:27 am
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Remnant Kings’ Fresh New Threads

Some may have noticed that the Remnant King’s online store has changed a bit. What started as simply a new look for the home page gained momentum and eventually became a rebrand of sorts for the entire site. Firstly, the RK home page got a facelift through the site’s main image slider being made full width to make better use of Remnant King’s great, colourful images of their product lines. By itself this gives a much more memorable and effective look ...
Posted by Ross on October, 8, 2014 at 2:59 pm | Tag(s):
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New Site for Snedden Engineering Surveys

Specialist Scottish business Snedden Engineering Surveys has been a Become client for over 10 years after a completely new look, we are delighted to launch their new site. Being hugely busy on top engineering projects throughout Scotland the Snedden Engineering team really needed a new contemporary site to showcase their impressive projects. Built on our Ignite platform the new site with responsive layout showcases perfectly what the team works on and their skill set within their market sector. www.sneddensurveys.com
Posted by Morna on August, 19, 2014 at 8:44 am | Tag(s):
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Spruce yer Hoose!

As competition in business increases, all retailers, even charitable organisations must grow and evolve their web presence. Recently, in partnership with top Glasgow Design Agency Stand, we helped local Revolve accredited business, Spruce Carpets meet their online potential with a complete redesign and revamp of their site. With an easy to use CMS, Spruce can completely manage their own site, all the content, images, pages and social feeds are updated as much as they need. Revolve, part of Zero ...
Posted by Morna on July, 11, 2014 at 1:15 pm
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CDLH Visual Revamp

As CDLH grows itself as a business so too must their web presence. Recently, we have helped Alan Creevy and Peter Darroch meet their online potential with a redesign and revamp of the site itself. Accompanying the newer branding came a new look for the site with a more varied colour palette, typography better suited to the company via the Lato font family and better use of imagery. All of this spawned from and ...
Posted by Ross on April, 23, 2014 at 12:24 pm | Tag(s):
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A great end to the week…

The Become team have been busy as always this week but thought we’d share with you the new look to the Alpine Bikes homepage. Built on our Activecommerce platform, the team at Alpine now have a number of new templates to allow maximim use of their creative talents. Activecommerce showcases a bespoke template layout, with the team at Become quickly deploying client changes as required. I’m sure all the loyal Alpine Bikes customers will ...
Posted by Morna on January, 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm | Tag(s):
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Welcome to our new site…

We are Become and we are eCommerce specialists, developing and designing websites using our own Activecommerce eCommerce platform. We also love to use BigCommerce, WordPress, Expression Engine and many many more. We’ve been doing this for over 12 years and are excited by all things digital. We hope you like our new site, designed and built with love and care by Ross and his team.
Posted by Morna on January, 27, 2014 at 11:37 am | Tag(s):