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

Is your logo design phallic?

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No beating around the bush. Your logo looks like a penis.

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Does blogging interfere with your day job?

This is a question of particular relevance for me at this exact point in time. davidthedesigner asked me this question a while back, and I was thinking about it today during the beginning of my house move. Does blogging interfere with your day job? Obviously if you’re a professional blogger this won’t apply. However, there […]

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The hook of high-impact roadside campaigns

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Roadside ad campaigns have more in common with blogs than you think.

Both have fast moving traffic and a hideously small opportunity to make a visual statement that lasts. The best ones leave the audience pondering about what they’ve just seen and (hopefully) create discussion around the office water cooler later that day.

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Making your blog more about your readers

In a continuous effort to involve you more in this little blog of mine, I’ve made two subtle changes today. Firstly, you’ll notice in the horizontal navigation at the top of the page that there’s a new section for Quotes of yours. I was asked to include a page showing all of your suggestions, so […]

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The pros and cons of freelancing

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I’ve been freelancing since 2005 — long enough to get a taste for what the positives and negatives are. Here are some of the pros and cons of working as a freelance graphic designer.

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