What is Design My tutor’s favorite line in my early college days was to ask us “What is Design.” That answer was always plain and simple, “Problem Solving.” But it encompasses much more than that. Design is a plan or blueprint that provides a structural meaning to our environment, natural or otherwise. It can consist […]
Social Media Brand Assets Successful brands are easily identified and most often defined by their colours. This is no accident. Colour is a very powerful tool to specify your company’s story, vision and identity. This is most notable in the brand assets of social media companies. We can all recognise the most obvious social media […]
Its out! The new colour of the year from Pantone … wait for it! Life in Ultra Violet The use of colour helps to define and organise the diverse world around us. Nature itself balances all of these messages at different levels making our planet a wonderfully colourful place to live.
A Return to Arts and Crafts Exploring the basic principle’s and finding the “Why” as outlined by the Arts and Crafts movement. How important is the Arts and Crafts movement in terms of how we produce objects of design today? What has been its lasting legacy? Are we increasingly turning our back on mass produced […]