Earlier this year I created a banner for Manchester Girl Geeks, which featured the city’s skyline. During the design process I also refreshed their brand colour to a shade which the girls affectionately went on to calling: “pinky-purple”. Continue reading
This weekend I attended my first BarCamp. I went along as one of the Girl Geeks in Residence. It was hosted by BBC North in their new Manchester home at Salford Quays. I find it hard to understand how this modern construction by such a tranquil waterfront has come to being labelled the ugliest new building in Britain. I am sure there are far worst examples out there.
Sometimes when working from home, it can be difficult to establish boundaries that allow for a healthy work life balance. Continue reading
My contribution to this week’s Illustration Friday is an illustrative type that based around the perennial, Clematis. Clematis is the queen of climbing vines and is part of the same family as anemones, buttercups and peonies. They are also known under the names: travellers’ joy and old man’s beard.
I’ve been busy for the last month or so working in the Design and Development department at theEword. theEword is base in Manchester’s Trafford Park and they specialise in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Pay Per Click Marketing (PPC) and web designs that bring in results. It’s a busy company and there’s an unlimited supply of coffee to keep the team fueled up!
Update: 5 September 2011
My time with theEword has now come to an end. If you have any freelance work or design positions that maybe of interest to me – please do get in touch.