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Profile of a brand: Vanderlyle

Improve your brand; be more Vanderlyle. Reviewing how Vanderlyle restaurant in Cambridge maintains a strong brand message. How you can apply their philosophy to your business.
Inktober

Inktober

Have you heard about Inktober? Inktober was created in 2009 by Jake Parker as a challenge to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. It's now a global phenomenon with 1000s of people taking part, usually on social media.

Design in the time of coronavirus

We're now at the end of week six of lockdown here in the UK. I've curated a collection of other people's creative outputs, for inspiration. I'm full of admiration for the imaginative offerings I've seen at this time.
MoodBoard

Colour perception and design mood boards

I studied vision as part of my psychology degree. Vision a multi-disciplinary subject, encompassing biology, chemistry, physics, neuroscience and psychology. Colour perception is an area that has fascinated me ever since I was a child and I encountered my Dad’s colour-blindness for the first time.

How to have a great copywriter and designer relationship

We are all necessary pieces of the puzzle when it comes to successful design projects and a smooth process benefits everyone. This article aims to help marketing managers, copywriters and other designers.

Street art in Singapore and Borneo

Last summer we took a family holiday to Singapore and Borneo. One thing I wasn't expecting was to see so much incredible street art.

Why spec work is bad for the creative industry

Being asked for free spec work is a concept that still pervades the creative world in a way no other industry seems to allow. It is completely unjustified in a commercial setting.

Volunteering with Form the Future

I had the privilege of being invited by Form the Future to take part in mock interviews with students at Long Road 6th Form College. It’s 25 years since I attended there as a student myself, so it was also a little trip down memory lane.