If only this happened in every supermarket!

“Wow, never did I expect to get an email from Ritchies IGA boss Fred Harrison!”

Each Christmas, we celebrate a little differently. Rejecting being “average” is part of our mantra here at Chromatix. And this Christmas rather than sending bottles of wine and Christmas cards to our clients, we spent the money on something else.

Doing things differently isn’t always going to work. You don’t have the safety of following a well-worn path, and you could easily fail.

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Iconfinder Artist Spotlights #1

Iconfinder Artist Highlight

We love to honour artists and designers for the great work they do. We just wanted to take a moment to highlight a few creative contributors to Iconfinder because, let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a good icon!

So in support of designers big and small, in no particular order, here are our top 20 icon set picks for the month! READ MORE

Brands Upping their Game on Social Media

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We’ve cruised through the year’s best and worst, but the year isn’t done yet!

Starting last year and up to recent months, we’ve been witness to some impressive social media campaigns gracing our television and computer screens. From YouTube to Facebook, Twitter to Vine, Pinterest to Instagram, we’ve seen brands clamouring for attention, breaking barriers for their business campaigns and battling to become the latest trend.

Here are some of the most successful brands upping their “social media game”.

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Web Designer & Geek Gift Ideas

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The latest and greatest gadgets are never cheap even though they make perfect presents for any geek. On top of that it’s a great opportunity to get creative with your gift and give them something they’ll remember!

I must disclaimer that some of these may not be the most practical gifts, but they are all cool or fun (to me anyway). Most of these gift ideas are much more affordable than the latest iPad or smartphone as a bonus as well.

If you’re anything like myself I’m sure you’ll take advantage of these creative ideas for yourself as well. Heck, I’m already thinking about which of these would be great for my own desk in the office…

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DeviantART: 30 Pieces of Beautiful Artwork

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DeviantART is has been the largest online community for artists and art enthusiasts since its inception in 2000. This free platform is fantastic for exploring all kinds of original art work ranging from painting and sculpture to photography, hand drawn and digital art. Much of what is showcased below will unlikely be applied directly in a commercial setting, but it is awesome artwork that inspires creativity and stretches our imagination. Check it out!
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