An abundance of banners

This month there have been A LOT of people needing banners. Here are some of them: Two of these are for Highlights PR, a brilliant PR company headed by Keith Newman. If you need PR, then Keith is your man! Excellent success rate, and he’s great at finding a good angle and linking his clients…

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Looking after your brand

Last night I blitzed my patio with weed killer. It’s a war against the weeds. We’ve lived here for about three years and I’ve only just got excited about the garden – this is due to our daughter, who obviously has a great time running about. I’ve already tackled the patio and won before –…

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Pencils, Pugwash and Postcards

If you live in the North East then it has probably come to your attention that the Antiques Roadshow is at Seaton Deleval Hall today. I thought this would be a great opportunity to have a look at some graphic design related “old things” that I have. First up, here’s a pencil case that used…

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La salle de classe

You may remember I wrote about La Vie en Langues in a previous blog post when I had finished her branding. Since then, her classroom has been finished and it’s wonderful. Cynthia has taken inspiration from her brand by using bright colours to bring the classroom together. She has even had one of her characters…

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Twelve things I like to know

When clients come to me, they often have an idea of what they want, but they need to help me so that I can provide the best service I can. I have a sheet that we fill in together at the beginning over a cup of tea. I really enjoy this bit because I get…

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Young People’s Community Café

One of my clients- the West End Youth Enquiry Service (WEYES) part of Children North East – has been shortlisted for the Jubilee People’s Millions. WEYES want to provide a community café where young people will provide afternoon tea for over 70s on their loneliest day of the week, a Sunday. Isn’t that a lovely…

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Photography and design

I’ve written a guest post for Mandy Charlton Photography about using good quality imagery in design work. You can read it here Here are the two projects featured in the article, with design work by Whiteacres Design and beautiful, good quality, professional photography by Mandy Charlton Photography.          

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New work

It’s always lovely when work comes back from the printers and I can hold it, flick through it, smell it and see how well it’s turned out. These all arrived today – some leaflets for Martin House to promote their Active Supporter Challenge where you can raise money for the hospice while keeping fit, a…

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Grow up Green website goes live

This is your chance to learn about real nappies, find out why they are better for you baby, better for you and better for the environment. You can catch up on the latest news and even buy real nappies, accessories and sanitary items for mum. Visit the website here.

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Census 2011

That framed space on the back of the census envelope – wouldn’t it be great if it was used to collect a picture of your family (or anyone who is staying with you on the 27th March 2011?) There is a group on Flickr to collect pictures of these people in an online gallery. Upload…

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