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Grand Ideas campaign work …

Grand Ideas is a re-gifting project which Rutland & Leicestershire Wildlife Trust ran as a competition. I was recently contracted to develop the campaign and work as an engagement officer for it. This is what happened … Charity campaign work The last few years have been tough for everybody. Especially the public sector. Schools, youth projects and…

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How beginning to paint helped me to change as a designer …

“Bikes & Blooms” was the name of my first solo exhibition of paintings and textiles which took place at Four Walls, Melton. The exhibition content was made up of a series of street art paintings, digital illustrations, writing and some textiles. I started to paint again after a period of depression which I struggled to…

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How to design a brand identity that tells a story …

A recent project for the Wildlife Trust has resulted in a tale of a 1,000 mile round trip told using way finding symbolism. The identity needed to tell the tale of the bird’s adventures. The Osprey is a pretty impressive bird of prey, it migrates to Rutland Water Nature Reserve & the UK to breed…

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How to create visual content whilst window shopping …

Visual content can be inspired by window shopping. Retail display is sometimes better than visiting any art exhibition. You see products displayed using panache and imagination. Colour, style, typography, craziness, excitement and joy of product are all expressed (sometimes anyway!) in equal measure to create engaging and fabulous displays. The business to business sector can…

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