DAD’s privacy door sticker – Available now!

“HELLO?” calls a man through the screen door. “I’M RESPECTING THE DO NOT KNOCK SIGN!”  A man, woman & baby want to talk about God. They have tracts. “Smart arse” I say as I slam the door in their cheery little faces. So I...

Digital Art on an iPad

It seemed to me that I could find more uses for my iPad than as a media controller or games platform. I should be able to create things on it! After a lot of research into the painting app options, I settled on Procreate. It really is am amazing app and, although I...

1 Designer + 98 Losers = 99Designs

Freelancer.com goes public – sharemarket launch values it at nearly $1 billion. So I checked them out. Essentially it seems much the same as 99designs.com, which I’d signed up for earlier in the year and investigated as a possible source of income. It wasn’t,...

Logo design explained

I thought it might be interesting to explain a little about my process when designing a logo, using an example of one I recently completed for Vital Signs & Graphics. Step 1 – talk to the client This is a client who came to me through an ad I run on Gumtree....

The truth about SEO

“What is Search Engine Optimisation?” SEO is the black art of achieving a higher position for your site in search results, but nobody can honestly guarantee a top 10 listing. There are only 10 spots available, not everybody can be in them.  What you need...