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Design-blogs

Wow! Just in a couple of places after Builds blog, CMYKern makes it into the top 50 best design blogs in the world. Thanks a bunch! Couldn’t have done it without all the people that read CMYKern and all the people who have helped out over the last few years.
Not My Type - An Out of Character Experiment

Not My Type – An Out of Character Experiment

NOT MY TYPE: An Out of Character Experiment is a typographical exploration of 26 letters (and a few sneaky characters) by 35 different Birmingham based illustrators, designers and artists, all displayed as one alphabet. Stylistically the show is really diverse, ranging from folk such as Jon Burgerman, Sam Pierpoint, Lewes Herriot, and London studio I...
Contents of desk- Monday 20 April

Contents of desk- Monday 20 April

Contents of my desk, Monday 20th April 4 x memory cards, packet of half used paracetamol, various Muji pens, paint brush, pen shaped like syringe, ruler, Le Corbusier glasses, PVA glue, stanley knife, elastic band ball, Model Tuk Tuk, Tin Robot, paper storm trooper, cutting mat. Other notable mentions: Pint of water, mug of coffee-...

Moved Server

Over the last few days you may have noticed that the site was acting rather strangely. I’ve just moved servers to Media Temple. I’ll resume regular posting tomorrow. If you notice any glitches please notify me so the problems can be rectified. Thanks
Makeshift - Makemix Vol1

Makeshift – Makemix Vol1

As you may be aware by now, I rather like electronic music. This is a little project I’ve been working on with a friend. It’s called Makeshift and its a showcase of the deeper side of house and techno. Have a listen if you have got a minute. It’s quite a mixed bag. To download...
We Make Art at the Fazley Studio Launch Party

We Make Art at the Fazley Studio Launch Party

The guys over at We Make Art are showing a few pieces of work at the Fazeley Studios launch tonight. If your around say hello (theres a picture of me in the about section, I’ll be wearing a black and white stripey jumper). Check my links section for the We Make Art blog.
Studio Fun

Studio Fun

Had some fun in the studio today. I’ll post some pictures once we have done something with them…and yes that is me in the silly glasses!
Back to business

Back to business

Sorry for the lack of posts, I’ve been in Pisa drinking lots of prosecco and eating lots of wild boar. Now I’m not looking at the precarious angle of the tower, I’ll be posting as much as i can before the Christmas period where I will be drinking lots of mulled wine and eating lots...
Screen Printing

Screen Printing

Got my first screen today! I’m joining a print studio so I can spend my time mixing inks and experimenting! I’m rather exited to get started. Now wheres that photo emulsion?
September Harvest

September Harvest

After my short break away, we decided to get the first big haul of goodies from our town garden. It’s really surprising what a few dustbins full of compost and a few containers can yield. We had a Mediterranean chicken bake for lunch and the only think in the meal that we hadn’t grown was...
Week Off!

Week Off!

I’m going to the sunny island o Sardinia for a week so I won’t be posting anything. No computers, IPhone or anything design related for a week!(I’ll be taking a sketchbook and camera though!). CIAO
Friday thought for Monday Morning

Friday thought for Monday Morning

Friday thought for Monday morning

Friday thought for Monday morning

Friday Thought for Monday Morning

Friday Thought for Monday Morning

Sleep Work Play $%*!

Sleep Work Play $%*!

A poster I’m working on as a response to the amount of hours I seem to be working. Everyday seems like Groundhog Day. To be screened with this ink and a spot varnish typographic overlay. Looking for a paper at the moment. Was going to use BJ Balls excellent Notturno paper but minimum order is...
Just Essential Branding

Just Essential Branding

Proposal for Just Essential, a natural holistic therapies shop. Just in draft stage at the moment. 200 gsm recycled artboard
Greyground

Greyground

I just recently re-discovered a photo set I did with my good friend Jack Saunders a couple of years back entitled Greyground. We shot the set on 35mm Black and White film but somehow we lost the original photo’s and negatives (3 films worth) and only managed to scan in half a dozen. It was...
Friendly Poster

Friendly Poster

Made this poster to cheer a friend up! Sometimes it’s nice to do something for other people. Printed on 150gsm recycled stock.
Friday thought for Monday morning

Friday thought for Monday morning

It’s Friday and I have to work all weekend! And next weekend and the weekend after possibly due to a print deadline. This is for my boss who always gives us work at the last possible minute! Something to make you smile!
Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to my blog. I hope to make this a fun, exiting and creative place full of resources, ideas, work and anything else that’s likely to inspire. Whether you want to be inspired, get ideas or procrastinate some of your precious time away, I hope this is the place you’ll choose to do so. I’d...