Email etiquette

Email etiquette

Trying to get tone of voice across in text can be pretty difficult, but there are certain methods you can use in order to keep your messages sounding nice and… read more

25th Sep 2016 | Freelancing, Tips & Tutorials
File naming conventions for creatives

File naming conventions for creatives

This is the first proper blog post I’ve written in 21 months, and what a riveting post at that! It’s only within the last year or so where I’ve had… read more

13th Sep 2016 | Design, Freelancing, Tips & Tutorials
How to Crop Vectors in Adobe Illustrator

How to Crop Vectors in Adobe Illustrator

If you’re quite new to Adobe Illustrator (or vector based programs in general) it can be tough to get your head around how to crop images and graphics, especially if… read more

28th Dec 2014 | Design, Tips & Tutorials
Free WordPress: How-to Guide

Free WordPress: How-to Guide

Below is a guide I have typed up to show people how to use WordPress to manage the content on their websites. I’ve created a lot of how-to guides in… read more

17th Mar 2014 | Freebies, Tips & Tutorials
Tips for Designers Going Freelance: Part 2 (Hints & Tips)

Tips for Designers Going Freelance: Part 2 (Hints & Tips)

Right now I’m thinking I should have started the titles of these articles with a word other than ‘Tips’, as I now have the same word twice in the title…… read more

5th Jan 2013 | Freelancing, Tips & Tutorials
Tips for Designers Going Freelance: Part 1 (My Story)

Tips for Designers Going Freelance: Part 1 (My Story)

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 3 years since I went freelance as a web designer full time. Having said that, it’s only within the last 6 months or… read more

12th Dec 2012 | Freelancing, Tips & Tutorials
One Shade of Grey

One Shade of Grey

One matter that so many designers seem to ignore is how well their chosen colour palette will display across a variety of devices. I find it’s particularly easy for Mac… read more

13th Jul 2012 | Design, Tips & Tutorials
Photoshop Double Borders

Photoshop Double Borders

Double borders can be a great way to add some extra depth to gallery thumbnails or just images in general (see my other post). This is simple enough to achieve… read more

10th Mar 2010 | Design, Tips & Tutorials