How and Why I Started My Business

How and Why I Started My Business

I got a message today that made me sad. But then extremely proud. I was going about my business when a message pinged into my Facebook business page. It was from a young Mum who was desperate to make a new life for her and her little girl. She’d seen me in a...
Is it time for a brand refresh?

Is it time for a brand refresh?

Do you need a brand refresh? They say “don’t judge a book by its cover”, yet we continually find ourselves judging everything around us. Whether it be the aforementioned books, the clothing of the person next to you or indeed the logo used for your...
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...
How I Became a Designer: Part 2

How I Became a Designer: Part 2

Following on from my blog post on the beginnings of my journey into graphic design, I am giving an insight into what came next. I’d left university and had been working for the college as a designer and was recommended to a local designer, Helen Mackenzie, who took me...
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...
Show your true colours!

Show your true colours!

We’ve nattered about the importance of finding your brand voice, prepping your photoshoots and generally fine tuning your brand personality, but what about that all important colour palette? How important can those shimmering hues and tones really be to the success of...