My Year in Review 2019

My Year in Review 2019

I like to look back each year and celebrate the projects I’ve worked on and to showcase some of the businesses I’ve helped with their branding. I have only picked a few projects as there’s been so many – but these are some of my favourites! First up in 2019 was...
How I Became a Designer: Part 1

How I Became a Designer: Part 1

I’m often asked how I got started in graphic design. To be honest, I didn’t even know what a graphic designer was when I was growing up. My Mum worked in a shop and my Dad was a groundsman and there wasn’t really anyone artistic in my family whatsoever! Growing up in...
Networking in Cumbria

Networking in Cumbria

Networking in Cumbria Networking is vital in a place like Cumbria as it’s so massive and spread out! I thought it would be helpful to list a few business networking groups which are especially useful for making contacts in Cumbria. Inspire West Cumbria –...
Why Hiring Small Can be a Good Thing

Why Hiring Small Can be a Good Thing

I hired an accountant last year to help with my book-keeping. Angela Black from AB Accountancy popped round and we discussed what I needed and chatted about how nice it is to work with someone likeminded and having a similar approach to business. It got me thinking...
Networking Hints and Tips

Networking Hints and Tips

Tips for networking Now, I’m by no means an expert at networking but I have picked up a few tips over the years. It can be daunting to start networking for the first time; I know some seasoned professionals who still feel a flutter of nerves before walking into a...
It’s Your Time to Shine

It’s Your Time to Shine

 A shout out to hard-working businesswomen! Did you know that spell checker does not recognise the word ‘businesswomen’? I’m serious. How disappointing is that? It’s time to hold our heads up high and be proud to shout about our many achievements! Or at least have a...