How to choose the right typeface for your website

In ye olden days… You’d be amazed how typography for the web has come a long way over the past 15 years. The internet browsers have supported web fonts since 1997, but only if you had the specified font installed in your system. The default typefaces on offer you could count on one hand; Arial, Verdana for sans-serif or Times and Georgia […]

Is your Website Mobile-Friendly? [Infographic]

Is your Website Mobile-Friendly? We demand quicker, faster access to the who, why, where and how. The reality that no business can afford to ignore – more than a billion people primarily access the Web from mobile devices (2014). Below is a snapshot I complied from a beautifully responsive website infographic created by the talented XiMnet Malaysia. It takes a look […]

7 Tips on Preparing and Presenting a Branding talk

It’s one of the biggest phobias out there for small businesses – glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking. To stand up and present in front of a room full of people and do it well is difficult, but with some preparation and practice you will start to enjoy it. This article will walk you through how I […]

Creating a Brand Story in Design

Why do you pay for products or a service that you regularly come back to purchase? Is it because it’s easier? Does it make you feel better – like a premium ice cream? Or make you do something quicker or faster – like a productivity app on your smartphone? We purchase products or services because they provide an […]

Food typography in logos

Typography in logo design is a fine art and when you combine this with creating lettering out of foodstuff – the results can be quite stunning. The practise of creating food lettering is a popular approach in the design industry and can make your designs eye-catching and more shareable to your audience! All you need is: a room […]

Is your brand identity working as hard as you are?

We humans can be a pretty judgemental lot; we have very strong ideas about what is or isn’t appropriate in any situation. As we grow up, we learn how to dress, speak and act in a way that will project the specific impression we hope to create. From wearing the tie of your school uniform […]

What are brand guidelines and why do I need them?

A brand guidelines document or corporate brand manual is a detailed guide that has all of your design and marketing materials – from the design of your logo and how it can be used, to your letterhead, the look of the website and internal communications. It can show you what fonts you should be using, which colour palettes represent your […]

8 tips to creating a design credentials pitch for a client

I often get asked as part of a design proposal what the process is for a design project, who we are, what do we charge and have you done anything similar to what we want? This article I’ll be showing you my recent credentials pitch document I’ve put together for new client proposals

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