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Creative Revolution in Ipswich

Change Cultural change like popular movements come and go in prominence, they ebb and flow like the tides. The zeitgeist of today – a fad of tomorrow. But despite this apparent relentless turnover, the underlying sensation, the feeling and the grassroots passion behind each surge is still there, bubbling below the surface and drawing in those who are most ...

Right? Wrong? Good? Bad?

Self Belief I’ve been designing and creating for the best part of twenty years and I’ve always prided myself on my ability to generate ideas and new approaches to solve problems and backed by experience I’m usually pretty confident in the those ideas. Creating subjective solutions for peoples brands and businesses – you have to be right! But even with years ...

COVID-19 Social Distance Awareness Kit

Why? Having a lanyard, a badge, a door or desk sign simply lets people know how you feel about social distancing without having to get into a full blown discussion about it… because despite everything that is happening in the world around us – I’ve been really amazed by how many still seem to think this is a conspiracy or a media hype. If you ...

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Inspiration

It can be elusive… Easy, on your door step, indescribable, deeply personal, stubborn, fleeting, for some it may even be formulaic and ready made. A catalyst for the creation of something new. Inspiration – When you work in the Creative Industries, this word becomes synonymous with two things…1. the exciting, hunter gathering, early phase of the ...

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Top 5 Qualities Of A Good Graphic Designer

What makes a good graphic designer? This is an intriguing and not altogether straightforward question. If good in our context means, effective, competent or skilful then my definition of a good graphic designer would be: A professional who skilfully constructs methods of effectively communicating a clients requirements in order to fulfil a set of desired ...

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Learn, adapt, grow

A few months ago I finished a pretty big graphic design project for a client, it was a project that came to me late and had a large volume of work to be produced in a very short amount of time (scenario probably sounds familiar to other designers). By far the most important piece to be designed and produced was hundreds of metres of branded hoardings or wall ...

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Accidental Magazine Designer

I was an accidental magazine designer. Seriously – when I left University in the UK (along time before I settled in Sunny Ipswich) I lived in a town that didn’t seem to offer much for a graphic design graduate and to be honest I knew very little about the real world of design (I’ll save that rant for another time). I wasn’t sure where I ...

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Desire for Change

Refreshing a brand is an exciting time in the development of a business, it generally means the entity has grown beyond its original concept or that market forces are encouraging or demanding change. In highly competitive industries, well defined, streamlined and professional looking businesses are likely to rise above the pack. Generational attitudes and changes ...