Mock-ups to save the day

Thursday, 28 August 2014 by

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In that case, a mock-up may be worth a million. Back in the day I remember creating a directory as a school project for my student union. I thought I knew it all, imposing my file, outputting the film, creating the plates. I was able to

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Be flexible

Sunday, 27 July 2014 by

I’ve had a range of titles throughout my career, from studio artist, to graphic designer, art director, senior this, and associate that. Titles generally just feed people’s egos, but I suppose they also let people know who to talk to, about what and when. Titles aside, I’ve discovered it’s more important to define what I’m

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Sometimes when I’m about to do a layout, and I’m relatively certain what my design will look like before I do, I like to think about the measurement of the message. I don’t go as far as creating the following visual aide for myself, but for the benefit of our conversation, here’s an example of

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Well done, Harry’s

Monday, 05 May 2014 by

I’ve been keeping an eye on a website I’ve seen promoted a lot, lately. So, I recently bought a shaving kit from Harry’s and I was pretty impressed with the whole deal, so I thought I’d share the consumer journey.   Nice website design…     Here’s the kit I ordered…     Couple days go by.

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Several years ago, before I had any experience with web design – and only a basic knowledge of html – I started thinking I should expand my skills, and web design seemed like the right place to start. There was a web team at the agency, and a creative group head who looked after it.