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Choosing a colour palette for your brand

Posted: November 13th, 2014 by Alison

When developing a brand identity for your business one of the most important decisions to make is 'what colours are you going to use?' Colour alone says many things about an object or business.

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The festive season is coming

Posted: November 6th, 2014 by Alison

Now we are in November it seems that it is now ok to start talking about the 'C' word! Shops are full of gift ideas and a certain department store has revealed its current festive TV ad.

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Colour inspiration

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 by Alison

I love Autumn, it's a shame Summer is over and the warm weather has to go but when the cold weather arrives nature turns in to an amazing source of colour inspiration.

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Royalty free? Rights managed? What does it all mean?

Posted: October 16th, 2014 by Alison

Whether you are putting together your website, newsletter or leaflet the chances are you will want some imagery to bring the design to life. But where do you get your images from and is it ok to download images for free from the internet?

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A creative day in London town

Posted: October 9th, 2014 by Alison

Juggling a business and looking after a toddler can sometimes mean certain things in life have to take a back step. Unfortunately one of those things is getting to art galleries but last Saturday was an exception and I had a day off from being Mum and got to visit the Royal Academy of Arts.

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eps, jpeg, png? – What format do I need my logo in?

Posted: October 1st, 2014 by Alison

So you have commissioned a graphic designer to create you a logo, great news, but what do you get at the end? What format do you need your logo in so you can upload to facebook, twitter and use to send to print?

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You incorrectly spelt your email address – Don't panic!

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 by Alison

Printed advertising and marketing can be expensive and the last thing you want to do is send your ad or flyer to print without your website or email address on. (And I bet there are a few of you that have done this!) There are so many easy mistakes to make and by following my checklist below, (hopefully) you will not have to call up the printers in a panic because you left off an all important phone number or miss-spelt your email address!

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Lets get blogging

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 by Alison

These days if you have a website you have a blog. But what do you write about and will people read it?

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True Detective

Posted: August 7th, 2014 by Alison

Myself and my husband love a good TV drama and we were recently recommended the recent HBO drama, True Detective, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson.

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IWM; Lost Artists

Posted: August 4th, 2014 by Alison

A few months back I was approached by the Imperial War Museum to help design some merchandise items for their shop to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

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