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It is estimated that as many as 1 in 10 people in the UK suffer from Dyslexia or related learning disability. That's a huge amount of people, but have you ever thought about this when creating your latest design project? Dyslexia can cause a reader...

Working from home is a great honour. It means you’re being trusted and need to be responsible. It is a privilege, not a right. This is written from my perspective - working flexible full-time hours from home. Your circumstances may be a little different but hopefully...

When you think about a Graphic Designer, what pops into your mind? Go on, be honest, I can probably guess what you’re going to say… ripped jeans, Converse shoes, messy hair, peculiar taste in music, particularly “trendy”. Yep, thought as much. Well as accurate as...

We get it; just when you get used to one thing, something else comes along and you have to start learning all over again. That’s just the nature of social media and keeping a brand’s online content current.   One step forward, two steps back.   You’ve probably heard...

In my previous roles I have been located in various different environments; a silent but busy and  resourceful office, a further silent, but tiny studio at a noisy factory, and now I'm based at home, which is hardly ever silent! But which environment has inspired...

Fake news is everywhere - not literally, but certainly rhetorically. Since the last American election, Fake News has been bandied about as both an explanation for the result, but also as a catch-all phrase to dismiss political claims and the often dubious statistics that support them. As...

Your Copywriting Guarantee You want a good job done. Reliable and credible support when you need it. And to feel secure in the knowledge that whatever piece of work is being produced for you, it will be fit for purpose. We want to be confident that you’re pleased with...

Brand representation: the importance of defining language You probably know already how important the all-encompassing "brand" is when defining the success of a company. Not only does a "brand" define who and what your business represents, it can be one of the ways to ensure your company is distinctive, unique...

What you need to know about SEO copy - in short SEO stands for ‘Search Engine Optimisation’ and it's often considered to be the bane of many businesses! The term is bandied about often in relation to anything and everything from websites or blogs, to emails and...

The basis of any successful marketing campaign, website, publication or promotion is nearly always a combination of copy and creative artwork. You may have the greatest product of all time, along with the most creative designs, but neither mean anything without engaging copy to support them and give...

In an average day Digital Marketing magazine states that consumers are exposed to more than 3,500 advertising messages (read more here). Therefore, with competition so fierce for customers’ attention, digital marketing and social media marketing businesses are fighting it out in a highly populated and constantly...

In July 2012, the idea that eventually culminated in Canva was born. Three people, Melanie Perkins, Cliff Obrecht and Cameron Adams decided there was a need for something to help people with basic principles of graphic design.  Originally the idea was for software to allow...

Since becoming a parent, almost two years ago (scary how fast they grow!!) I’ve been amazed at the number of times I’ve heard fellow parents say things like … ‘she’s not getting paint everywhere in my house!’ and ‘you let her play with Play-Doh at...