News/Updates

  • 06 Feb MIID Winter School 2017 – Creative Brief 2

    Well, Winter School 2017 at Make it in Design is over and the Creative Brief 2 Galleries have now been published where you can see both my, and the other participants, responses to the briefs. Winter School was a chance to design patterns to set trends for the Autumn/Winter 2018 season....

  • 24 Jan Showcased on the Print & Pattern Blog

    Really pleased that my work has been featured on the Print & Pattern blog....

  • 17 Jan Shortlisted for the Make it in Design Scholarship 2017

    Great news! I found out today that I have been shortlisted for the Make it in Design scholarship with my new wetland wilderness pattern design. The design is a hay fever explosion featuring dragonflies with a deep, rich, and poppy palette....

  • 17 May New HouseLocators Website

    I've been very busy since the new year working on the new incarnation of the House Locators UK website. Get the first view here!...

  • logo design in progress

    06 Feb Initial Logo Designs

    I've recently been working on some logo ideas for new Birmingham company SS Autosports. There are 4 variants here - two based on the concept of "speed" and two including a "car badge" detail....

  • 24 Feb Goodbye for now England

    I'm off to South East Asia with my sister Catherine for a month-ish doing the backpacking circuit - Bangkok through Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and back to Thailand. I'll be back by the 06.04.14 and will catch up with any messages and emails then....

  • House Locators holding page

    09 Aug House Locators Website

    I've been officially contracted to design and develop the brand new House Locators UK website. House Locators is a wholly new online estate agency and property shop. We're going to start by constructing a "micro-site" so that the business owner can start to capture new leads as soon as possible, and then work this into a full website using Wordpress as a CMS and integrating some estate agency management software that will display the company's property listings. ...

  • house locators logo

    04 Aug House Locators UK Logo

    I've finalised the logo for the House Locators UK brand. The styling and type is very simple and understated. Graphic elements include a magnifying glass which forms the base for the letter "L" of locators, and a standard house shaped icon. The idea was to create something clean and recognisable (even when produced in black and white or viewed from a distance)....

  • logo design in progress

    29 Jul (in progress) Logo Design

    I've been working on some possible logo ideas for the new House Locators company whose website I am currently working on....

  • 07 Apr Off and Away to South America

    I will be away from my desk until mid June 2012 while I travel in South America. I’ll try to catch up with any messages and emails on my return. ♥ D...

  • knitting

    03 Nov A Little Knitty

    Why, hello there chaps and chapettes! I’ve gone just so, ever so, slightly mad and today joined the ranks of sweet old Grannies and Islingtonites who knit, knit, knickety-click. I managed to hold out for years with my wilful not knitting (even whilst still living in Islington, shock-horror)......

  • 21 Jul update: zazzle pro status

    I've just made zazzle pro status with my stores. A big thank you to everyone who has customised and bought my designs....

  • Solihull Open Gardens

    02 Apr Solihull Open Gardens

    It's Solihull Open Gardens 10th Anniversary year - and I have been engaged to create a new logo and design simple marketing materials for this years event (including posters, flyers, and a new website). All graphic materials and illustrations will be created especially for the project....

  • 05 Aug A Persuasive Thank You

    A really big thank you to Jane Austen from Persuasion who took me to Cannes Advertising Festival this year. As a small token of thanks, I created these rather lovely "persuasion" themed mugs for her office. Thanks, Jane!...

  • Star Sign Wall Chart

    19 Jul Astrology Club TBA

    My lovely “Zodiac / Horoscope Wall-Chart” from the Astrology Club range has today received a Todays Best award on Zazzle....