Learning how to cut out a photo is a fundamental skill for any designer. Whether it’s product shots, collages or scans of your drawings, being able to quickly isolate the focus of your image and have the flexibility of a transparent background is invaluable. Being able to do it quickly and cleanly can set you apart from the crowd.
Since travelling to Egypt on a paper making trip with A.P.E last year (information on this trip coming very soon), I have a been working on a couple of products. At the moment, I'm focusing on Jamaica Water - a blend of hibiscus and dried fruit. Hibiscus is drunk all over the world in various forms as both a hot and cold drink.
Last week I had a go at making a small DIY side table following instructions given in a tutorial I saw on design sponge by Silvia Song. I picked up the wood for the project from my local timber yard - Catford Timber. The total cost was around £40 with free delivery.
I recently ran a paper making workshop at the London College of Communication as part of Green Week 2015. It's a fantastic week with all sorts of amazing contributors and events, it's open [...]
The typeface I have chosen for my website typography is Proxima Nova. Designed by Mark Simonson, it is a font I always find myself admiring on-screen. I think its readability and clarity on screen is second to none.
It's been a few weeks in the making this one. Websites always seem to take longer than I expect, half a day figuring out why the form won't work, analytics, security, SEO, the list goes [...]