For the first time in a long while I sat myself down to write an article. I wanted to help people who had an idea for a project but might not know how to approach a designer. I started right at the beginning of a project, focusing on how to write a good brief. A […]
It’s been a busy few weeks. I’ve been to a couple of events, launched a site and been in design heaven with the cat project! Breaking Borders (mini-conference in Reading). The topic was Differentiating with Design and had two fab talks, one about UX and the other about icons. Web Meet Guildford – this time […]
It’s always fun when the research you need to do for a project involves looking at endless photos of cute cats 😻The photo above is by talented photographer Kristina Makeeva, found via this Fubiz article (caution: more cute cats inside). Visual research, colour testing and illustration ideas for a cat groomer Website build and test […]
Meeting to discuss another hair extension website Meeting with a former colleague to discuss some skill sharing, and potential referrals. Upper Hand Digital take care of online marketing/social media and SEO which are things I don’t offer, so looking at ways they can help my clients Website design for the medical software provider Newsletter graphics for […]
Back in the swing of things now… Speedy output of a designed holding page for a new TV company Follow up and prep for a website for a cat groomer Continued support for Debbie’s campaign (help her out, she’s so close to her goal – protecting people in care homes) Alchemy Photography has had a […]
Xmas Note: The office will be closed from 22nd December, reopening on 3rd of January. Work continued on the hair extensions, photography and law change websites. Quotes were sent out for work to start in Jan/Feb. A medical tech company signed off my web designs, which means I can now start bringing their new website […]
The tree is up, the shopping is done and I’m almost ready for Christmas. Work continued on the hair extensions website, law change campaign site and some other small bits and pieces. The designs for the food photography website have been signed off, which means the build has started. I’ve included a sneak peek of […]
Christmas is in the air, the building is covered in fairy lights, and as of today we only have a month to go. Whilst a lot of projects are getting wrapped up, some are just beginning. A logo I designed for a client’s special campaign was signed off this morning, hopefully we’ll be able to […]
Work hard, play hard. This week has been a mixture of finalising projects and time off for prebooked activities. Inspiration can come from anywhere, and work/life balance can be tough, especially in the busy run up to Christmas.
There’s no doubt in my mind that 2013 was an incredible year for me. It has now been 6 months since I left my job, and things are still going great. I wanted to share with you some of the things that happened since I have gone rogue!