Are you in need of a designer or illustrator for your business/project, but not sure how to go about finding one who’s right for you? And also what would be the point in narrowing your search area?
If that sounds of interest, I have written a guest post over on the Drawn in Bristol Blog, sharing thoughts on why it makes absolute sense to start your search close to home...
So, ‘Logo Head’ on! You need a new logo/brand for your business and are at (or nearly at) the stage of briefing a designer - if that sounds like you, but you're struggling to formulate exactly what it is you want and need, keep reading...
I like making stuff out of things, and need to do more drawing, so have decided to combine the two in a little sketchbook project.
The buzz around illustration and graphic design generally seems to me to be at an all time high at the moment (admittedly I follow a lot of illustrators and designers on Twitter and Instagram, so my view may be a little skewed), but events like Pick Me Up and Pictoplasma bring illustrative art forms into focus and celebrate the many top artists, designers and illustrators working at the top of their game. In short, Illustration Rocks!!
In this post, I have tried to break down how illustration could work for you, if you are a business, venture or organisation looking to connect with an audience. Obviously every business is different and with specific individual needs, so this really is intended to be a starting point, a pause for thought...
You are a business or start-up and know you need some help with the design side of things...You have a particular goal in mind and realise that some creative input and ‘designer knowledge’ would help you on your way.
But where to start…? You’ve never worked with a designer before (or worse, have previously had a bad experience) and you don’t know any personally. There seem to be so many design places around, but the jargon they use can be confusing and do they all offer the same thing? Read on, hopefully this post will put you at ease...
How to win clients or customers in a busy marketplace… a common issue for many businesses.
Edwards are an independent Bristol-based estate agent, who I have worked with over the last couple of years. The problem they face is competing against larger and more established agents to get a foot in the door (quite literally) with their potential clients. The plus point is that Matt Edwards, Managing Director, is keen to do things a bit differently…
Following on from the previous post, here is the process involved in creating my second Gromit, "Blazing Saddles" for Gromit Unleashed.
For those that don't know, Gromit Unleashed is a public art exhibition led by Aardman Animations which will see 80 x 5ft tall fibreglass sculptures of Gromit unleashed in Bristol for the summer of 2013.
This post will show the process involved in creating the first of my dogs "Grrrrromit".
The Work Cycle is a celebration of the Cycle to Work culture. This very stylish website is basically a homage to bikes in the workplace, people who love cycling to work and companies who embrace the whole bike culture.