From long ago
A model stands on London's Southbank and begs to understand "my concept". A decade ago I wasn't sure I had a concept.
How to create your own Twitter bot network
Twitter has become a battleground in a fake news war. Despite the social media network's best efforts, it's fairly easy to create your own fake news bot.
Apple broke my writing workflow (again)
A change to Apple's iOS software has disabled the ALT + TAB keyboard shortcut. It's an instant drop in my writing productivity.
Why waste time on mobile editorial design? We all know the result…
Truth is a mobile screen is small and there's not a lot of editorial design you can do with it. Maybe you're better off directing your budget elsewhere?
You paid money to promote out of date content? Really?
Bit of a clanger from the HMRC. Setting all Brexit related arguments to one side, the government department promoted a tweet with information about customs declarations after the UK leaves the EU. Only problem …
The guidance was withdrawn before the promotion took place.
Needless to say, this was not well received.
If you’re going to pay to promote a tweet at least make sure the links work.
It’s full of plastic!
A discarded magazine cover concept has taken on a new life as an anti-plastic pollution poster.
Commuting in London is bad. Did you know it was this bad?
After years of making the morning commute into London, I escaped. Hundreds of thousands aren't so lucky and still brave overcrowded trains to make their way to work.
Your post is long and boring. Use a few graphics to liven it up.
Long form articles can look like walls of text to be fought through. Think about breaking them up a bit. Maybe with some simple graphics.
If we have a chat about typography, this is what I mean…
Technical terms and jargon can make understanding fonts quite challenging. This simple infographic pulls out those most commonly used.
We need to talk about colour
Understanding how colour contrasts can help you work together with your designer to create more effective marketing materials.