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We’re a duo based in Scotland with three decades of design and development experience.

Matt is our Chief Technical Octopus, a software developer and vintage motorcycle enthusiast. Sarah is our Chief Design Octopus, a graphic and product designer with a penchant for bold colours and impractical footwear.

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An open-source and inclusive design system and React component library.

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Sarah’s work with The Switch has proved invaluable. Her eye catching site design and logical layout made it perfect to reach and capture our audience, and has helped the band book shows and reach talent agents that The Switch could not have done alone. She gets the job done, and done right!

Nick Lawrence · Manager, The Switch

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Date Published30 June 2020·Reading time2 minute read

The Remote Meeting Etiquette Guide

With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, it looks like remote working may be here to stay—which means lots and lots of Zoom meetings. Since video calling is our new normal, it’s time we had an etiquette guide for our post-COVID world. Spoiler alert: keep your trousers on and mute your mic.

Date Published29 April 2020·Reading time3 minute read

Say hello to Mic Drop!

Mic Drop is a little app for your Mac that makes it super easy to mute (and unmute!) your mic, using a global shortcut or a menu bar control. It's also our very first app, so please forgive us if we use too many exclamation points.

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Octopus Think

Octopus Think is a design & development agency specialising in user-centred design and React development. We build smart, inclusive, usable digital products that make people’s lives better.

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