Project Management – Ultimate Strength and Fitness, Nelson

USF - interior signage -

This post summarises a recent project from late 2011 for a brand new large capacity gym and fitness centre. From design, build, print and signage, the post highlights the work involved within the project.

Cut Window Vinyls – Microtech Stationers, Nelson

Window graphics. Design, print and installation -

A new design concept using varying text sizes on words arranged into a cluster format. I have used the concept before with cut vinyl material but wanted to showcase this as larger window graphics installation with better detailing.

Project Management – Resolve Solicitiors, Brierfield

Final logo design -

This post summarises a recent project for a solicitor’s firm. From design, build, print and signage, the post highlights some key moments and pictures after completion.

Portfolio Update: Proper Posters

A2 Posters

This is a latest update to my portfolio in the ‘Posters’ category. A poster design has to convey the right message with a relevant graphical concept whilst grabbing the reader’s attention. Artwork and print-quality go hand-in-hand. A4, A3, A2, A1 and A0 digital posters are available on 190gsm stock with a gloss finish. This leaves them looking superb on their own, or they can be further protected with gloss or matt lamination.

Portfolio Update: Ten Logos

Mysterious Beauty Hair and Make-Up

Additional logos added to the online portfolio with work from the recent few months. Each logo has had thought, consideration and serious re-edits to win approval of the client, so each and every one is a marvel in itself. See the other areas of the portfolio to see these logos applied elsewhere.such as signage and print.

Web Design – New Home Page Design for 2012

Home Icon

Here’s a quick and painless way of adding a javascript slideshow to your blog, without being a javascript expert.

Google Adsense – Losing My Google Virginity, My First EVER Adsense Cheque

Me, my blog and my cheque...

I recently received my first EVER cheque from Google Adsense. I started blogging in 2009 and added Adsense to my site in mid-2010. It’s certainly a milestone for any avid blogger so let’s have a party, paid for by my jaw-dropping first-cheque from Google. All £61.94 of it…

Signs and Vinyls: Spruce Up Your Mirrors With Cut Vinyl

Vinyls on Mirror

This post shows a basic technique of using cut vinyl to brand mirrors and glass of all sizes and shapes.

Graphic Design: My Top Ten Ways of Avoiding ‘Designer’s Block’


All graphic designers, and any other creative professional for that matter, suffer from ‘designer’s block’, that state of mind which temporarily halts you from generating new ideas, concepts and designs. Here’s my favourite ways of tackling this little ‘boo-boo’, as I like to call it.

Business Cards: My New 2012 Card Design

Herbie's new business cards

My new business cards just arrived this morning so I thought it was a good opportunity to show them off and inform you how you can get yours.