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The 729 Solutions Blog is a place for us to showcase our unique approach to engineering, UI/UX design, our awesome partnerships with other companies and the voices of our growing team.

Green and White Hexagon Mosaic


By Bob Tait | Jan 10, 2019 | Design

Note: “Raster” images are also often referred to as “Bitmap” images. For the sake of this article, I’ll stick to calling them “Raster” files/images, but they’re often interchangeable. FORGIVE US FOR FORGETTING Graphic designers often forget that not everyone knows the differences between Vector and Raster images. As designers, we use both every day and… Continue reading VECTOR VS. RASTER IMAGES


What is a Favicon?

By James Loren | May 10, 2018 | 729 Labs, Design

Exactly what is a favicon? You’ve heard of it – you think you know what it is… but… wait.  No. It’s referred to in many terms – an icon, bookmark icon, tab icon, URL icon, shortcut icon, website icon, website symbol, site icon, and more. Favicon is short for “Favorite Icon”, and can be pronounced,… Continue reading What is a Favicon?

Applying branding to your Zendesk Guide

Applying Branding to Your Zendesk Guide

By Allegra Medina | May 3, 2018 | Brand Identity Design, Design, Partnerships, Zendesk, Zendesk Guide

One of the most useful features about your Zendesk Guide (Help Center/Knowledge Base) is that it can be customized to match your company’s branding. Integrated branding ensures that your customer has a seamless experience, and can easily identify your company based on the look or feel of either your website or your Guide. Or can… Continue reading Applying Branding to Your Zendesk Guide

Four Blogs to Keep Your Design Team Innovated

Four Innovative Design Blogs to Keep Your Design Team Motivated

By Allegra Medina | Jan 8, 2018 | Design

In a world where we are constantly looking at and interacting with our devices, quality design is just as important as the technology running behind the scenes. Design has so many different aspects that must be considered for any project: colors, shape, size, usability, user preferences, balance, lines, white space, texture, just to name a… Continue reading Four Innovative Design Blogs to Keep Your Design Team Motivated

Cat meowing


By James Loren | Dec 2, 2017 | AWS, Design, Partnerships

GIFs as Communication Being a company whose employees are scattered throughout the world, we find ourselves here at 729 Solutions frequently using GIFs to express our emotions, hammer in the point of our message, and just bring a little fun into our workday. You’ll frequently find our team dropping Chuck Norris memes and tiny bits… Continue reading GIPHY & AWS


729 in the News: Taleswing Release to the iTunes Store!

By Allegra Medina-Smith | Aug 1, 2017 | Design, Development

Taleswing Release to the iTunes Store 729 is excited to announce Taleswing’s release to the Itunes store. This mobile app lets users weave video stories together to create powerful life tales, montages, and visually creative adventures. 729 used Cloud-based video processing to handle these high traffic peaks with little-to-no warning for events and competitions. We… Continue reading 729 in the News: Taleswing Release to the iTunes Store!


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