Back when we started Factory, one of the first events was Molesworths Business Breakfast in Rochdale. Whilst there we met a great bloke called Dylan Leighton who was pitching his open source idea, Hexayurt UK. Much later on Dylan asked me to work on some branding for his startup venture, Magnificent Tea, so I set… Continue reading The Art Of Tea
Hexawho? Hexayurt! I dragged a reluctant Danny off to his first networking event. Molesworth’s Business Breakfast over at Hopwood Hall College in Rochdale. He shuffled in muttering, and came out all fired up like he does. That morning we listened to a talk about Open Source and how to create a business that would survive… Continue reading The Hexayurt and a Different Take on Open Source.
At CreativJam we love startups! So when two young fashionistas stopped by our office with an idea and a dream, we got to work creating them a fresh identity to start them on their journey!
Here’s a redraw I did for North Manchester Golf Club. They needed signs remaking for the roadside. since the only image they could lay hands on was about a centimetre in size, they had a problem. The par 71 rolling parkland course at North Manchester Golf Club has been entertaining the golfing fraternity of the North west… Continue reading A Revamp for North Manchester Golf Club.
Here is a simple but effective logo design I created for Specialist Vehicle Solutions. Seller of beautifully restored classic cars. Paul, who has been selling cars for over 45 years, wanted a classic and effective logo that could almost feel like a car badge in its own right so I went about creating one. Creating… Continue reading Logo Design for Specialized Vehicle Solutions.
But that site will do my logo for a fiver!! – some of my graphic designer friends are feeling their noses rightly put out of joint by the revolution of ridiculously cheap graphic design – how on earth can any of us compete with that? And how come we want to charge what we do?
Who or what is Banana Ink? Before I started up the studio & I was a mum at home, I engaged a lot in mummy networks, I stumbled across one lady and her love of inventing curious looking toys. A friend of a friend said she had paid for a logo and was horrified with… Continue reading Curious Crafts by the lovely Banana Ink!
Sometimes I have a nice idea or come up with a concept for a startup . Sometimes the idea doesn’t go any further. Then I’m sad because I loved the logo. The Ambilight logo is one of them. As a designer, there are no end of friends and family who have an idea and need… Continue reading Ambilight Logo
The Pipetech logo still has to be one of my favourite logos I have created. I created the custom lettering using Illustrator and worked in photoshop to give the interlock appearance. I created this for a company in the mechanical engineering sector as the name may suggest. The engineering sector doesn’t always inspire instant design… Continue reading Pipetech Logo
I have been working on a few ideas for a pram store called Lullaboo Baby and I just wanted to share them here. The online store wanted a more up to date logo producing. Here are a few of my ideas. Lullaboo Baby Logos This design uses a geometric sans which doubles as a pair… Continue reading The Lullaboo Baby Logo