the designer that isn’t a designer…

I’ve never considered myself a designer… i can design in the sense i can visualise things, pull them together in photoshop and ‘hack’ stuff to make it fit. I also have a great appreciation for design but i don’t think it’s enough to call myself a designer. The problem is, people with no appreciation for …

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addicted to multitasking

I’m not used to working with just one monitor and one computer. Usually, i have 3 running simultaneously so i feel a bit ‘lost’. All of my design work is done on my Windows PC. That’s right, not my Mac mini. Despite the fact i’ve been using a Windows PC and a Mac simultaneously for …

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Just Another Graduation Day

Today i was at another graduation ceremony, my last for the next while at least… it feels like a day wasted but it’s something that had to be done, i could never not attend big ‘life’ events like these…

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story telling with infographics

Yesterday i designed & uploaded my first ‘infographic’. What are infographics – “graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge that present complex information quickly and clearly” e.g. a tube map…

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Charts in Adobe illustrator

I love statistic, charts & infographics. Infographics to me are like fine art. Up until now, on the rare occasion i’ve needed to compile charts i’d just use excel spreadsheets. Not ideal because you have little control over design & colour coordination for example. If you’re saying to yourself there must be an alternative… there is…

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