I'm a graphic designer and writer in Northern Ireland. Welcome to my blog.
Paul McNally asked me to submit to his Five Things project — a collection of favourites from people of all ages, locations, and occupations.
Part of us always knows that we’re just a doctor’s visit away or a phone call away from being starkly reminded with the fact of our own mortality.
The second part in the Q&A series.
A lot of what’s sent isn’t worth sharing, but other things are…
If I misunderstood any of your questions, feel free to pull me up in the comments.
I enjoy drawing, and I do better work when it’s enjoyable. So there’s that, too.
…because it shapes your capacity to understand what’s possible.
Written by Linds Redding a few months before he died last year aged 52.
People I’ll never meet can do a lot to keep me motivated.
Everybody is fundamentally, the ultimate reality.
Some political commentators have suggested the creation of a new flag for Northern Ireland.
Not quite Felix Baumgartner, but definitely one of my 2012 highlights.
If you leave a comment with your chapter choice I’ll create a free PDF for the most popular.
A thought-provoking short video narrated by philosopher Alan Watts (1915-1973).
Massoud Hassani. Designer. Life saver.
Work for Money, Design for Love is now available for pre-order through Amazon.
Although I’ve yet to find my own cure, there are some common sense things that help.
Email marketing 101: Don’t spam.
Two minutes rammed full of childhood memories.
I recently had a chat with Cerentha Harris, editor of Herman Miller’s Lifework blog.
I was taking a few photos of cards for my portfolio when I came across my very first business card.
Where’s the line between a focus on your career and the impact of your work on society at large?
Here are ten basic character traits that I remind myself of now and again, believing that if they can be adopted, the path I create will be much smoother than most.
I don’t want to give my money to a man who glorifies elephant-hunting.
This is my Painted Picture. It’s the shape of my business in March 2014 when I turn 35. The idea is that by putting it into words, my Picture has a stronger chance of becoming reality.
I’m just back from a break in New York.
I’ve been thinking about it for a while — selling my second blog Logo Design Love.
I’ve had my MacBook Pro overheating (almost too hot to touch on the bottom surface), and the whirring of the internal fans was a distraction. I worried the heat would damage the components.
What a day.
Newspaper sales recently took a turn for the better.