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

We’ve just passed 1,000 comments!

During the short life of this blog, you’ve helped me to learn more about the subject I love, so I’m extending this little thanks to all of you who have participated along the way. At the time of writing, the comment count is 1,005, spanning 144 blog posts contained within 22 categories. A small milestone […]

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How paper can critically affect the colour of your printed product

CMYK

Have clients ever asked why their marketing material hasn’t printed the colour they requested?

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Music band poster design inspiration

Dave Matthews poster

GigPosters.com is a site devoted to showcasing poster designs for the music industry. There’s a lot of underwhelming design in there (to be expected with the vast amount of posters available), but if you take a little time to browse you can find some gems.

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Logo design sketches that don’t work

Pencil and paper

The proposed name is Five 54, representing the degrees of longitude and latitude where my friend was born.

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Here’s what happens when you get on the front page of Digg

server error

A number of things happen when one of your blog articles reaches the front page of Digg.

1/ Your server crashes due to the high load

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