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WordPress and Graphics Presentation

On Friday I gave a presentation to my local business group SMNBusiness on Wordpress and Graphic Design guidelines. The talk centered on the basics of Wordpress, the differences between wordpress.com and wordpress.org. I moved over to using Wordpress a couple of years...

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Greeting Cards – Spring Fairs

I have created a range of Greetings cards recently and have had alot of interest in them from card companies. I attended the spring Top Drawer gift trade show at Olympia a couple of weeks ago to have a look at other ranges and chat to card buyers. It was a really...

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David Gilmour – Liberty Choir website

I have recently been working on a website for Liberty Choir. The Liberty Choirs were dreamed up by MJ Paranzino, singer, composer and choir director, and her partner, the journalist and writer, Ginny Dougary, more than ten years ago. Their idea was to take MJ’s...

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Brian Williamson Comic Artist

I have just updated Brian Williamson's portfolio website. Brian is a well known comic artist and has worked for clients such as Marvel, DC Comics, Dreamworks and Aardman. Recently he has been creating Doctor Who comics for Titan in his new role as an official Doctor...

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Hilary Brightman Architects

Just launched. Complete website redesign for Hilary Brightman Architects. A showcase of their expanding portfolio of an architectural practice specializing in historic buildings and new works in conservation areas.

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NurserySite

PrimarySite are one of the market leaders of web sites for primary schools and approached me about the launch of a brand new site aimed at nurseries and preschools offering ready made design templates. They asked me to create some nursery friendly fun designs to use...

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Streatham Swimming club

Just launched Streatham Swimming club's new website. Streatham are a competitive club and wanted a new website to attracted new swimmers and provide information for current members and families, they train at Streatham Leisure centre twice a week. There is a new log...

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Greetings Cards for Ohh Deer

I have just finished some greetings card designs for Ohh Deer a company that creates quirky Illustrated gifts, and have work in shops such as Paperchase, Tate and Saatchi galleries. Check them...

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Brighton Illustration Fair

Brighton Illustration Fair- Following on from the previous week's Open house events I attended the first of hopefully many Illustration Fairs in Brighton at the weekend. Loads of great artists there some established such as cartoonists Modern Toss, and illustrator...

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Brighton – Harry Venning

I went to a great talk by Harry Venning creator of the comic strip Clare in the Community, that has been running in the Guardian for many years. It was an illustrated talk as part of Brighton Artists Open houses held in May every year. He talked about how you could...

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Bev Knowlden Sculpture

Just launched, the sculptor Bev Knowlden's new portfolio website. Bev is based in Totnes, Devon and creates figurative and portraiture from life.  She works in a variety of mediums and wanted a site show off her range of work and invite commissions. Check out the...

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Team ZZ Launch London

I attended the Launch Party of Team ZZ last night. ZZ is a specialist web team made up of great web tech personnel, and this was my first opportunity to meet everyone. The logo for the London team was revealed and Benjamin Fountain outlined his plans for the company....

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Alexander McQueen

I have to see this fantastic exhibition today at the V and A in London. I didn't know much about his work before hand but his creativity, tailoring and showmanship are inspiring. There are still tickets available despite news that it is entirely sold out. Such a shame...

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Responsive screen testing

Just discovered this great website for  responsive screen testing of your website on monitors, tablets, smart phones, etc. According to my stats, the majority of views to my sites are now on tablets and  especially mobiles, so I have to take this in account when I...

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Julie Anderson Illustrator

A very talented illustrator Julie Anderson wanted a new website to show off her portfolio of work. I am currently working on the design and build for her site. In the meantime her work can still be viewed on the link below. She is working on the illustrated headers...

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Hannah Pearn – Acupuncture

I have recently been redesigning flyers and business cards for Hannah Pearn Acupuncture. She had updated her humming bird logo to an illustrated version and so needed new business cards and updated logo and flyers to advertise her general acupuncture treatments and...

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Vino di Anna

Vino di Anna website launched in January 2015. Vino di Anna is a vineyard owned and run by Anna Martens and Eric Narioo high on the north face of Mt Etna, Sicily. Looks beautiful. vinodianna.com

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Steven Appleby

I recently went to visit Steven Appleby Cartoonist and Illustrator as his London studio. He has written and illustrated many books such as my personal favourite Alien Invasion:Steven Appleby's Guide to Having Children and also produced many strips for National papers...

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Social media sizes

Keeping up to date with social media sizes including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google plus is increasingly important. I find Sprout social website really useful for guidance on the correct sizes for uploading images to all social media to be sure they display...

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