Why do so many people make so many new New Year’s resolutions only to break them before the middle of January?  I believe, because the resolutions set are unrealistic.  They are made with enthusiasm and idealism and often seek to transform a person into a paragon of virtue by merelyRead More →

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Screenshot of Lancome advertisement

Advertisement for Lancome. An earthy palette that has the pink diamond and woody browns.   I have called this colour palette Lancome. Simon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb ofRead More →

Futurism screenshot

Futurism was an art movement consisting of painting, sculpture, and literature that flourished from 1909.  It was established by Italian, poet, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and inspired by Cubism.  Marinetti coined the term Futurism for the art movement that he founded.   He intended it as a celebration of modernity and aRead More →

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Larios Rose advertisement consists of a friendly and open colour palette.   I have called this colour palette “Larios Rose.” Simon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. SimonRead More →

A visual guide to the web design process Style tiles are a design tool to display fonts, colours and web elements that communicate the essence of a visual brand for a website to a client.  A style tile allows one to deconstruct a website into its main visual elements similarRead More →

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Belvedere Vodka Adevertisement

I love the ‘cool’ blues of this Belvedere Vodka advertisement. I have called this colour palette ‘Belvedere Blue’. Simon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. Simon studied graphicRead More →

colour picks

It is strongly recognised that colours have a very strong influence on our moods and emotions.  As a designer, I want to influence certain physical sensations by introducing particular colours into my projects. Colour is an extremely important aspect of web design.  Colours have the ability to influence moods andRead More →

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

One of the first edition copies of the original Christmas card was discovered by a housewife in Essex England in 1954.  The quaint old card bears the date of 1843 and the signature of the artist, shows in the centre panel, a family at their festive board, their glasses allRead More →

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

A visual guide to the web design process Style tiles are a design tool to display fonts, colours and web elements that communicate the essence of a visual brand for a website to a client.  A style tile allows one to deconstruct a website into its main visual elements similarRead More →

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

Musique - Borjk in Causette Magazine

A strong, sassy use of type. The ‘U’ create a not so subtle graphic smile. I imagine the ‘Q’ might be perhaps a pared-back transgender symbol. Read More →

AS 2700 Colour Sample

AS 2700-2011 – Colour Standards for General Purposes. There are 206 reference colours and the chart or guide is used to assist with the specification and matching of colours used in the industrial architectural and decorative areas, with particular emphasis on paints and related materials.Read More →

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

These beautiful hand-drawn birds were taken from two books by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby; Beautiful Birds in Far-off Lands and Birds of Gay Plumage. Read More →