How Branding Can Help You Connect with Your Customers and Set You Apart from Your Competition – an Interview with Objective:MD
Ken Jones, from Objective:MD recently got in touch with me to ask if I’d be interested in recording an interview-style discussion with him all about the importance of branding for small businesses, so of course I jumped at the chance!
Prestige Awards Wales – Graphic Design Service of the Year Winner
I thought I’d share a snippet of Happy News to round the year off. Earlier in the autumn I was nominated for the Prestige Awards ‘Graphic Design Service of the Year’ 2022/23 and was recently selected as the winner from 10 other wonderfully creative nominees across Wales. I’ve kept this news fairly quiet over the…
Brand Identity FAQ : Seven things you may want to know before investing in branding
Do I need to pay a deposit? What if I don’t like any of the design concepts? Seven branding questions answered in this short read.
How I Prioritise My Wellbeing as a Small Business Owner
There are of course days when I work long hours and check emails when I should be away from work – that’s only natural as a passionate business owner – but I’ve learnt a few things along the way to turn small business life into a sustainable and enjoyable existence.
8 questions to ask your Brand Designer
Here’s eight things that I’ve found are essential talking points when starting a new branding project. I make sure all of these points are discussed with my branding clients before any design work starts, but if you need a heads up then these are important points to consider.
5 Reasons You Should Invest in Professional Branding for Your Small Business
My top 5 reasons why you should invest in professional branding for your small business and why you can’t afford not to.
Photo Dump: Northern Eye Books
I’ve worked with Tony and Carl at Northern Eye Books on all kinds of exciting projects over the years including a major re-brand, new guidebook designs, social media content and even writing an upcoming walking book to the Brecon Beacons National Park in south Wales. Enjoy this ‘photo dump’ covering some of my favourite projects…
New Work: Tu Mundo
Now and then a design project comes in that I can really get stuck into creatively; Tu Mundo was just that! Daniel approached me to work with him on the brand of his new coffee shop after initially talking to large design agencies but not quite getting that personal touch from them that his business…
2021 – 2022 Design Trends
Graphic design trends are forever changing from year to year, even month to month. As a designer I keep a close eye on design trends both from large creative agencies and other freelancers. Here’s an outline of my top 3 predictions for design trends over 2021-2022. 1. Reconnecting to Nature We’ve all been getting out…
New Client: Bees Homes
Ana and Paul at Bees Homes approached me initially to help with their branding in June 2020. As a boutique estate agents based in Eastbourne, their brand identity needed to feel special, professional and trustworthy. After identifying their target audience and developing a clear customer persona, we worked together to create a logo, colour scheme…