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  • We keep it real

    We keep it real

    Article

    10th October 2019

    It is with great disappointment and a very heavy heart that I must announce (and accept) that I am not, and may never be, a rock star.

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  • We pass it on

    We pass it on

    Article

    11th September 2019

    In the words of Dave Grohl, I’ve got another confession to make. I don’t like the term graphic design. (That last bit’s mine, not Dave’s…).

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  • There’s more to life than work

    There’s more to life than work

    Article

    2nd September 2019

    Starting any new job can be daunting. A new environment, a new company culture. Will I fit in? Will I do a good job? How does everyone have their coffee?!

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  • Clients don’t know nothing

    Clients don’t know nothing

    Article

    12th August 2019

    I’ve lost count of the memes and social media accounts dedicated to cheap laughs at the expense of design clients. Hilarious? Rarely. Amusing? Occasionally. Justified? Probably not.

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  • There’s no room for funny business

    There’s no room for funny business

    Article

    5th August 2019

    Temptation. Convenience. Pressure. Lack of awareness. There are many reasons why basic ethical practice is often sacrificed in business today.

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  • ‘That’ll do’ won’t do

    ‘That’ll do’ won’t do

    Article

    12th June 2019

    In the summer of 2010 (not ’69, sorry Bryan Adams fans) I started the journey of running my own business. I was at a stage in my career where I was inspired by some amazing solo designers’ work and frustrated that I didn’t have the control in my projects that I wanted to guide the quality level to a comparable point.

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