A great talk about storytelling

A great talk about storytelling

Andrew Stanton, co-writer of Toy Story, Finding Nemo and Wall-E talks about the keys to telling great story. Image by Yon Garin.

A parody of the branding video

A parody of the branding video

This is a brilliant send up of virtually every cliché seen in promotional videos.

How To Write A Design Brief (Getting A Quote)

How To Write A Design Brief (Getting A Quote)

When a client requests a quote, whether it’s a website design or a complete brand identity, a brief is needed before I can give an accurate estimate. Some designers and agencies offer set pricing on their websites before a brief is given. The reason I don’t do this is that each project needs to be […]

Ebaccs: Include Design

Ebaccs: Include Design

The government is planning to replace GCSE qualification with Ebacc, which will cover English, maths, science, languages and humanities, excluding design, art and creativity. The UK’s creative arts are respected and admired throughout the world. Vital, not only to our culture, but also to the post industrial economy. This will limit our children’s opportunities and […]

The Expense of Cheap Design

The Expense of Cheap Design

If it’s really cheap, you’re probably paying too much. What I mean here is that a very low fee say under ¬£300 in the UK, for a logo design means that the designer is almost certainly not doing much work for that money. A client came to me recently with a well established equine business. […]