Do all graphic designers think alike?


You may wonder ... Great idea from Graphic Design Blog for a design experiment. Designers were asked to quickly sketch or produce logo ideas for a couple of made-up companies "Caffeine Rush" being one of them. Here's my interpretation. I can't wait to see if someone has come up … [Read more...]

Designing eyes in Illustrator


OK, so you've probably seen better line drawings but look at the eyes! One of the best ways to do eyes in illustrations is a simple black circle for the pupil and a smaller white one for the light reflection. Keep the smaller white circle in the "northwest" or "northeast" corner … [Read more...]

Charging companies interest on late payments

This post only relates to the UK, I'm afraid. It's a fact of life in this country (and probably all over the world) that many companies try to save themselves a little money by paying small businesses late. This has happened to me recently and it's not nice. Always at the … [Read more...]

Time management for graphic designers


Before I start of this post I would like to ask you to think of an answer to this question: What one thing could you do that you aren't doing now that if you did on a regular basis would make a tremendous positive difference to your personal or professional life? One book I … [Read more...]

Graphic designer’s picture quiz


Something a bit different. Here's a quiz for you. Can you tell me ... Where was this picture taken? Of what? What country's flag is shown flying towards the centre of the picture? What is the connection between the flag and the picture? Answers as comments, please. … [Read more...]

DoFollow plugin not installed on my blog


Attention from October 2008: This is no longer a DoFollow blog. All comments from this website will have the nofollow command and therefore if you're after a bit of link juice you best go elsewhere. If you're a genuine commenter then I'm sorry I can't reward you with a proper … [Read more...]

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