SEEING IS BELIEVING – BRAND DEVELOPMENT

SEEING IS BELIEVING – BRAND DEVELOPMENT

SEEING IS BELIEVING – BRAND DEVELOPMENT We take it for granted, but seeing really is believing. Around 80% of our sensory impressions are registered through our eyes. Some 50% of our brains are dedicated to making sense of what our eyes are telling us. They can...
HOW TO BRAND YOURSELF AS A DESIGNER

HOW TO BRAND YOURSELF AS A DESIGNER

HOW TO BRAND YOURSELF AS A DESIGNER As a designer, you spend a lot of time helping your clients or the company you are working for to brand themselves effectively. When it comes to our own brand image, it’s a bit like the old saying about the painter and decorator,...
NEVER GIVE UP – NEVER DOUBT YOURSELF

NEVER GIVE UP – NEVER DOUBT YOURSELF

NEVER GIVE UP – NEVER DOUBT YOURSELF Hristo has become a very creative and unique design force since studying with us. His ability to execute a design project quickly, uniquely and creatively is astounding. We asked Hristo what would he say to those thinking...
TIME TO DISCOVER FREELANCE FREEDOM

TIME TO DISCOVER FREELANCE FREEDOM

TIME TO DISCOVER FREELANCE FREEDOM It’s the strangest of times, with most of us working from home, or simply sitting at home waiting for life to return to normal. The trouble is that, however much we might wish for it, we’ll never get back to the old normal. For many...
HOW TO FIND A WORK LIFE BALANCE

HOW TO FIND A WORK LIFE BALANCE

HOW TO FIND A WORK LIFE BALANCE Last month saw Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. The Foundation says that “the pressure of an increasingly demanding work culture in the UK is perhaps the biggest and most pressing challenge to the...
DINOSAURS AND CREATIVITY

DINOSAURS AND CREATIVITY

DINOSAURS AND CREATIVITY Almost every business practice changes over time. A new technology or new way of working takes root and, slowly, the world of work evolves. But the last few weeks haven’t been about evolving from an old normal to a new normal, because...
HOW WE ARE COPING WITH LOCKDOWN

HOW WE ARE COPING WITH LOCKDOWN

HOW WE ARE COPING WITH LOCKDOWN Covid-19 means that, like it or not, we all have a lot more time on our hands, which we can either fritter away or use constructively. Although we can now see the end of lockdown, the world of work isn’t going to be quite the same ever...
LEARNING FOR THE NEW NORMAL

LEARNING FOR THE NEW NORMAL

LEARNING FOR THE NEW NORMAL In these unprecedented times a great many people are looking to acquire new skills or a new qualification to help them through lockdown, or provide their careers with a boost once lockdown ends. The internet is awash with so-called course...
GOING FREELANCE IN THE NEW NORMAL

GOING FREELANCE IN THE NEW NORMAL

GOING FREELANCE IN THE NEW NORMAL Being our own boss is something that a lot of people aspire to, and the current situation with Covid-19 is putting that aspiration into a new perspective.   Working from home. Over the past few weeks, because of the unprecedented...
The United States Space Force Logo unveiled

The United States Space Force Logo unveiled

Now that President Trump has revealed the new logo for the sixth and newest section of the United States military service can anyone else see something familiar with this? According to President Trump in his tweet on Twitter last Friday 24 January 2020 he said the...
2020 DESIGN TRENDS

2020 DESIGN TRENDS

There is a lot of talk about which trends will be leading the way for designers in 2020. But, are we influenced by trends as real creative designers or should we be the trendsetters? Facebook have themselves gone through a change with their brand identity which looks...
ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT GOING FREELANCE?

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT GOING FREELANCE?

Freedom to work your own hours, decide which jobs you want to do and to be your own boss. Sounds perfect doesn’t it? Many of us dream about becoming our own boss and like the idea of the flexible hours and working from home or anywhere we want to. And it’s...