Category Archives: Creative

Graffiti: Art – or crime?

A subject that causes (me) much confusion and one that I’ve thought of since my early school days, where friends would bunk the train to London to go ‘graffin’ on the streets… Off they went with their dark hoodies and … Continue reading

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3D printing – a world changer?

So. You’re sitting in your living room watching telly and an ad for a product that you simply must have flashes up. You flick the ‘buy now’ button on your remote and within three minutes you have the product in … Continue reading

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Now I do feel old

George Orwell had a vision of 1984 and independent thinking, but without debating how Airstrip One would have looked (see Wikipedia if you want to know), something real did affect our thinking in 1984 as Apple introduced the world to … Continue reading

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Rational v Emotional

It may be a fact, but that doesn’t make it true. We spend huge amounts of time and creative energy making something look great and feel right. Then we spend even more time post rationalising something which we know in … Continue reading

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Brand New

After designing in-house for way too long, it became clear to me that I needed a fresh start. Freelance was one option, but I knew that wasn’t necessarily the right choice for me – I needed something new, and something challenging. And … Continue reading

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Drowning in words? Here’s the lifebelt

They’re now putting numbers to something we’ve known in our gut for a long time: the quantity of written words we fling at each other in e mails, reports and the rest is unsustainable. The typical office person gets 200 … Continue reading

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The shows must go on…

I joined Leepeckgroup in January  and was instantly thrown into the deep end promoting ‘Europe’s First Boat Show’ the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show 2013. Despite wondering how they managed to ‘float’ their boats inside (they do! and I remember seeing … Continue reading

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Get the picture?

In these cash strapped times we all need to save the pennies where we can. So we understand that sometimes clients are tempted to bypass professionally taken images. Photo libraries can charge upwards of £1,000 for an image, which is … Continue reading

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Mad, bad or just tired?

Over the last couple of months I’ve found myself in a world of fonts, roundels and illustrations, even more so than usual with a noticeably large amount of logo design coming through the studio. Our creative team likes to bat … Continue reading

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Less is more!

I stayed at a fairly posh hotel recently and in my room I was presented with an array of magazines, that I wouldn’t normally buy. One magazine however, really caught my eye, House & Garden Interiors Special. Britain’s leading upmarket … Continue reading

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