Self Care Tips

Self Care Tips

This is a bit of a recycle of a post on my personal blog, but it still resonates with people who perhaps have their own business. Self care is important; you can’t pour from an empty cup, as they say. Now I’m as rubbish as anyone for making time to look after...
Why I Became A Designer

Why I Became A Designer

Why I Became A Graphic Designer   It’s a question I get asked from time to time… why did I become a designer? Well, as a child I can’t really say I was particularly arty although I was always very interested in advertising. I always used to...
Sleep – are you getting any?

Sleep – are you getting any?

There’s always a balancing act happening in life and business… and one of those balances is how much sleep we’re getting. We all know the benefits of getting enough shut eye; it improves focus and our mood – not enough sleep can impact our...
My Year in Review

My Year in Review

My year in review 2017 has been a lovely year! I can’t quite believe it’s over to be honest. I’ve had the privilege of working with so many brilliant businesses and charities in the past 12 months. At the start of the year I was asked to create a new logo for a...
Sarah Taylor Art for C-Art

Sarah Taylor Art for C-Art

Sarah Taylor Art Exhibition This weekend I had the pleasure of visiting Sarah Taylor’s open exhibition in St Bees. I’ve known Sarah for many years as we worked together at The Cumberland Pencil Company and I am an avid fan of her work. We own the piece...
RIP Microsoft Paint

RIP Microsoft Paint

I got my first computer when I was 15. My parents were strapped for cash but felt I should have a PC for school work and they were right, I used it for school work. And pissing about out Microsoft Paint and Publisher! It’s anathema to me now; a graphic designer...