Why real engagement is a brain of two halves.

July 18th, 2017


Stepping out of the studio a few weeks ago I chanced to look up, hoping to see swifts dive-bombing across the sky I think, but there, beaming satellite-straight across the patch of blue right overhead was a different shape – higher up than a swift and much larger – a stiff flared-out M with a… read more


Are your desire lines working against you?

April 19th, 2017


Last summer, in the front garden of the house two doors down, a curious thing occurred. The photograph above I’ve annotated so you too can be as puzzled as I was. You will see the driveway from the road up to the front of the house and you will also see the end result of… read more


Killer website ate my time!

March 11th, 2015


There’s a phrase I’ve never heard, but in a recent review of our ‘Brand for Small Businesses’ product and the projects we’ve completed under that banner in the last year, I discovered a pattern. A pattern that pretty much makes this statement true. Positioning your new business correctly in the marketplace is hard, and the… read more


What the very Dickens is an information designer anyway?

February 10th, 2015


A couple of weeks ago I was stopped dead in my tracks by a piece of tissue paper. I was food shopping at the time and the tissue paper was wrapped around an orange. A blood orange. It was one of the decorative wrappers that fruit growers use to attract you towards their produce in… read more