How Marketing and Design Work Better Together

Marketers and designers can sometimes seem at odds to one another. Marketing is perceived as very data driven, all about metrics and performance, whereas design is seen as purely creative and visual. These two camps should be at odds with one another, right? Well, I believe that marketing and design work better together than apart. [...]

By |2022-09-12T11:58:27+00:00September 12th, 2022|Design, Marketing|0 Comments

Why Pay For Graphic Design When You Can Just Use Canva?

'Are you worried about Canva?' I've been asked this question a few times.  On the surface, it makes sense. I'm a graphic designer and make a living through design. Therefore, any form of automation or 'DIY' option should be a killer for my business. It's not hard to see why some designers feel uneasy about [...]

By |2022-07-12T09:47:01+00:00May 23rd, 2022|Branding, Creative, Design|0 Comments

How to Keep Your Designer Happy

There are many things that a happy designer can do that a frustrated one can't. Contrary to popular belief, creativity often doesn't come from pain. The trope of the 'tortured creative' is, for the most part, incorrect. As such, a relaxed designer is more likely to be able to find more creative solutions to problems. [...]

By |2022-05-06T12:42:53+00:00May 6th, 2022|Creative, Design|0 Comments

Why Empathy is Vital to Great Design

On your adventure, you come across a village under siege from bandits. You have your own mission, but without aid, the villagers will surely lose their harvest - or worse. Do you turn and leave them to their plight, or step in and help?   Empathy is the skill that allows us to see the [...]

By |2022-03-04T16:23:33+00:00March 4th, 2022|Brand Strategy, Branding, Design|0 Comments

Colour in Branding – Green

One of the things people remember first about a brand is it’s colour choices. In this series of articles, we’ll be looking at what each colour says about a brand, how it makes people react and what messages it sends. This article looks at the colour green and the brand messages it promotes.   Green is a secondary colour, the [...]

By |2022-01-20T11:51:51+00:00April 21st, 2021|Branding, Colour, Design, Marketing|1 Comment

Brand Archetypes

When it comes to creating, maintaining and growing your brand, it’s important to understand what personality it has. Like people, brands have personalities that influence how they connect with an audience. People respond better to brands speaking their language, and having an archetype can help you find that voice easier. Brand personalities are great because [...]

By |2021-03-26T15:05:08+00:00February 26th, 2021|Branding, Design, Marketing|0 Comments

Colour in Branding – Orange

One of the things people remember first about a brand is it's colour choices. In this series of articles, we'll be looking at what each colour says about a brand, how it makes people react and what message it sends. This article looks at the colour orange and the brand messages it promotes.   Orange [...]

By |2020-10-30T10:19:53+00:00October 30th, 2020|Branding, Colour, Design, Marketing|0 Comments

Colour in Branding – Red

One of the things people remember first about a brand is it’s colour choices. In this series of infographics we’ll be looking at what each colour says about a brand, how it makes people react and what message it sends. This infographic looks at the colour red and the brand messages it promotes.   Red [...]

By |2020-10-30T09:56:20+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Branding, Colour, Design, Marketing|0 Comments
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