How to start designing a logo

Published: 10 October 2013

This is probably one of the most frustrating parts of a design journey but can be incredibly rewarding if you get it right. Unfortunately there is no holy grail or solution to this, sometimes it’s just a case of sitting in a dark room and having a ureka moment! One thing is a certainty though […]

Update: 10 October 2013

Skill sets between web design and print design

Published: 21 September 2012

Designers today are confronted with many challenges particularly those in transition between the world of print and the world of web. The skill sets between web design and print design are very different and designers considering the transition should be aware of this. Print designers will have developed skills that demand knowledge of CMYK, lithography print techniques […]

Update: 21 September 2012

How to create the perfect vector gooey logo in Illustrator

Published: 5 September 2012

Drawing the perfect curves using vector software packages like Illustrator or Photoshop can be cumbersome and a little inaccurate at times if you are trying to draw them freehand. Here’s a neat little trick that can save you hours of scanning, tracing and tweaking vector lines and do it in a geometric and mathematical way, […]

Update: 5 September 2012

Can’t find that image?

Published: 10 April 2012

Designers have a great resource for finding images on the web today with the likes of istock and shutterstock to name a couple. However, when you’re designing something for a the client you don’t want to download the expensive hires file just yet right? So you go for the lores comp version just as an […]

Update: 10 April 2012

September Apple wallpaper give away!

Published: 26 August 2011

So I decided to create my first wallpaper, make the most of it, it might not happen again! I’ve always aspired to being a great creator of wallpapers and I’ve finally gotten around to it, kind of my little homage to Steve Jobs and the creation of Apple, feel free to download. There is a […]

Update: 26 August 2011

Web design studios

Published: 28 July 2011

A collection of working web design studios, the ideas, the ambiance, the production… the web design! This is where it all happens. Many working environments aren’t always up to scratch ….however here are a few that are… I especially like the ping pong table in the middle of the studio, great for batting around ideas! Feel […]

Update: 28 July 2011