Toby is my much-beloved studio dog.  He offers an almost human level of companionship, for all of the animals dogs mostly resemble people in virtue of understanding, affection, and co-operation. If you would like a hand with a design project, please Get in Touch. Simon is a Sydney based digital designer.Read More →


Ikko Tanaka Born January 13, 1930 Education Kyoto University Known for Graphic Design Awards JAAC Special Selection, Mainichi Design Award, Minister of Education Newcomer Prize, Tokyo ADC Members’ Grand Prize, Mainichi Art Award, Purple Ribbon Medal, and the New York ADC Hall of Fame Prize. Tanaka has exhibitions in NewRead More →

I was reading today graffica (with the help of Google translate). Interbrand, a multinational branding consultancy has been involved in the creation of the brand for El Salvador. They have created a visual identity aimed at inspiring their citizenry and placing El Salvador on the global map. Interbrand utilised theRead More →

Green retro dude created with Adobe Spark

If we consider the cosmic spectrum, the average colour is green it is what the human eye would see if the observer could view all the light sources in the universe together. Read More →

Up to 80% of Australians are interacting with the internet via their smart phones. However user success rates when using mobile devices to access mobile sites is averaged at only 64%, compared to 80% on desktop computers. This highlights the importance of responsive design. A solution for designers is toRead More →

In today’s age of high-tech and global marketing, where buying products from the other side of the world is as easy as point, click and buy – every business needs an effective online presence. And the place to start is with a website. But how do you find a goodRead More →

An email signature can wrongly be seen as unimportant, however, it is no less important than your business card. Especially as email is the main form of communication for businesses. A well-designed email signature is essential to your brand and individual professional image. It also shows that you are eagerRead More →

deep etch

Deep etching is a graphic design term used to describe the process of removing the background from an image.  The background is removed, so only the object of the photograph remains visible.Read More →

If the design of your website is not achieving the results that you hoped for, then it is time to determine the reasons and make the necessary changes. Whether you intend to alter the design of your website by enhancing its visual look and feel or by improving its elementsRead More →

Watercolour texture warm colours

I was in the hardware store  this morning and I picked up the Dulux interior colour collection catalogue. I love colour swatches and I always find them a fun and exciting way to be inspired. When I  was something through the brochure I was thinking about warm and cold colours.Read More →