David Airey is an independent graphic designer working with companies of all sizes since 2005.

Compelling comments and ulterior motives

roll out red carpet illustration

It’s gratifying when I publish a blog post and you leave comments. What I talk about doesn’t always call for a response, but when it does, and you reply, it’s very encouraging. But is an interest in discussion the only reason you leave your thoughts?

The ulterior motive is gathering pace.

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Northern Ireland’s designer twits

Twitter over capacity
Over capacity image by Mykl Roventine

Increasingly mentioned in the media, Twitter has replaced Delicious as my bookmarking tool of choice. I’m always interested in what local designers are up to, so here’s a “Top of the Twitter Design Charts” for Northern Ireland (be great to get a coffee / pint one weekend soon).

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Blogs, Mad about Design

Blogs, Mad about Design

Blogs, Mad about Design is a new book from maomao publications. It showcases screenshots and brief descriptions from more than 250 blogs that are, well, mad about design. Here’s a preview.

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Comments you won’t have seen

Groucho Marx mask

A few of the strange comments received that haven’t seen the light of day.

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25 of your top design posts from 2008

Mondrian DisSymmetry

Your favourite design blog post from 2008.

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