Helvetica: clichéd and safe, like an annoying band-aid single.

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I’ve previously tackled the world’s most hated font, so I thought I’d make the jump to the world’s favourite—Helvetica. It is beautiful, safe and a massive cliché. Helvetica or “The ONLY Sans Serif” as it’s otherwise known was created by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann, though Miedinger often gets most of the recognised credit. The […]

Reach the Creative Chambers of your Mind

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Creativity often comes during bouts of wonder and inspiration. It slowly sneaks in, tiptoeing towards its vessel (yeah, that would be you) and knocks at your door when you least expect it to. No, it doesn’t care if you are free enough to entertain it or simply just too busy to even have the time […]

7 Tips for Effective Logo Design

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at’s the first image that comes to mind when someone says ‘apple’? A silver-grey icon that’s missing a chunk from the right or a juicy, red fruit that Snow White couldn’t resist? Most people will agree with me when I say that it’s often the former. That’s the power of a good logo—it can make […]

Beers&Bread Photography

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We get sent a lot of work so to be noticed among the crowd usually means something dissimilar to the rest. These images from the mysterious Beers&Bread, spot the unobvious beauty in areas of Italy and France, that not all tourists visit. You can see more by clicking here

Letter Bug London

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When the below image became the most liked on our instagram page, EVER, we thought it was only right that we displayed more of London based Ocki’s work. For her Letter Bug London project, she creates bespoke letters with personal painted illustration. Get in touch with her if you’d like to order a letter, and see […]

Handlettering Calligraphy; Lesson 1

Sharisse DeLeon
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The world of handlettering is vast and extends far to each corner of the world. It’s amazing, but can be a bit scary. There is a lot to learn, and with tons of amazing content produced, you often wonder if you could ever “catch up” or be as good as the rest. While it can […]

To Uni or Not to Uni

Ben Gilchrist
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Studying for jobs in the creative industries can be a massive stress to wannabe young creatives. With youtube tutorials aplenty and professional software available to all, does studying limit us to all become the same, or is it worth the huge funding? We asked you, and here’s what you had to say stebradbury – I’m going into […]