I'm a graphic designer and writer in Northern Ireland. Welcome to my blog.

Affiliation in the design profession

icograda

AIGA, D&AD, Icograda, DBA… just a few of the many trade associations for graphic designers, but how useful are they?

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Designing through a recession

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Thoughts from talented designers on the pros and cons of the economic climate.

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The Art of Looking Sideways

The Art of Looking Sideways

The Art of Looking Sideways. A visual feast of a design book by the late, great, Alan Fletcher — who left this world back in 2006. It’s over 1,000 pages long, and here’s a short insight into the inspirational publication.

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Your questions answered #4

Q & A

I talk about the transition from employment to self-employment, what details to include on your business card, web hosting issues, and the services I offer.

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Your questions answered #3

question answer

Here I answer another round of your questions, focusing on my decision to specialise in logo design, what to name your freelance design studio, and career advice for recent graphic design graduates.

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