I'm a graphic designer and writer in Northern Ireland. Welcome to my blog.
Steal Like an Artist is a great little book by Austin Kleon.
More than three hundred of Gill’s most inventive images from his eighteen books.
That’s my schedule.
These cover designs for Penguin Education are great.
Imagine you own my three blogs.
Damn Good highlights the favourite work of designers around the globe, showcasing their best and most passionate projects.
A quick bit of book cover inspiration.
I’m looking for specific stories about an instance when…
The company’s cheap but well-made, well-designed books found a new audience of working and middle-class readers that few believed existed. The future really was orange.
The book takes an in-depth look at relationships between nature, design, economics, geometry, and art. Well-worth a read for designers and creatives of all types.
“…before we worked together, he was a legend in my eyes. His designs, for film titles and company logos and record albums and posters, defined an era.”
Debbie Millman’s new book Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits is an engaging collection of dialogues between Debbie and different leaders in the field.
Identity design is not about what one likes or dislikes. It’s about what works.
Just My Type: A Book About Fonts is a light-hearted collection of stories aimed at non-designers.
What’s the formula for blog posts that will get the greatest number of retweets? Which new product or service will make you the most money? Do you know?
If you’re in search of a little stationery design inspiration, Stationery Design Now! is worth a look.
Any of the notebooks from Arwey would make a great designer gift. The mailman delivered these two.
Cutting small costs can cause great wounds.
Symbol is a new book by Angus Hyland and Steven Bateman, published by Laurence King.
My book’s available in the following translations.
Ever since my book was published, Alina’s has been a mainstay alongside it.
Choosing typefaces is one of the two most important choices you make when designing a book.
It’s been around a year since my book became available.
Don’t try to accommodate every customer.
The limited edition Typotheque pocket calendar combines a diary and a sketchbook in one.
Lots of solid advice to use when dealing with clients.
As businesses get larger, it’s easier to hide bad people in them. This is because there are so many things going on, alongside numerous coworkers who can shield one’s dismal performance.
I wasn’t 100% sure about it when my publisher’s sales experts made the suggestion — I didn’t want to oversell the content — but a good case was made, and I happily took their advice.
Dayfold’s Little Black Book is a useful print guide for designers and print buyers.
“In his exuberant, conversational style, internationally bestselling author Dale Carnegie offers practical advice and techniques for how to get out of a mental rut and make your life more rewarding.”