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

Creative Design Awards now open

Creative Design Awards

I’d like to give you credit for implementing what I believe is an excellent design element into your website or blog. Be it a great logo, footer, use of imagery, or something unique that I’ve not seen anywhere else. Hence my humble Creative Design Awards.

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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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