4 Practices of Sustainable Graphic Design

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Blog, Design, Sustainable Business

I receive emails regularly from design students and clients asking me about what it means to be a ‘sustainable graphic designer’. A lot of people ask me about the kinds of practices I’ve put in place that allow me to claim this title. So I thought I’d put together a post to help explain how […]

Presentation design: why good design matters

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Blog, Design, Marketing

How to take your presentation design to the next level with good design. In recent years, I’ve had an increasing number of requests to do corporate presentation design and design pitch decks for startups and organisations seeking seed funding. The work requests come in various forms, including: Updating existing PowerPoint decks (basically, make them look […]

The best lightweight laptop stand ever

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Blog, Design, Sustainable Business

There are plenty of laptop/notebook stands on the market, so it can be difficult to determine which one to buy. I wanted to share my recommendation with you in order to (hopefully) make your decision easier. THE BRIEF I was recently in need of a laptop stand that I could take with me on my travels. In […]

‘Working traveller’, how does it really work?

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Blog, Sustainable Business, Sustainable Living, Travel

Many of us dream of being set free by our work. By finding a profession that we love. To do something we’re excited about everyday. And most of all, to have the flexibility of a job that you can do anywhere. But once you’re there, is it actually possible to achieve the balance needed to make […]

13 ways to save money for travel without compromising your lifestyle

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014 in Blog, Travel

There are plenty of articles available online that offer great ideas on how to save money for travel. But many of them expect you to pretty much sit in your room and do zilch, zip and nada for the next few months while you wait for the big day. So instead I’ve compiled a list […]

Game Changers: Oz Fair Trade

Game Changers: Oz Fair Trade

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog, Sustainable Business, Sustainable Living

I’ve decided to try and do a monthly post about inspirational people and organisations whom are working to create positive social and environmental change and global economic security. These people deserve to be spotlighted, because they have purposefully gone out of their way to selflessly craft something that is real in this world, something that […]

The Creative Process

The Creative Process

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 in Design

Different designers may have a slightly different approach to the creative process, because what works for them may not work as well for someone else. I have put together a numbered list to outline the general process I like to employ for new design projects. This provides transparency and comfort for new clients as they […]

Reduce your Travel Footprint

Reduce your Travel Footprint

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 in Sustainable Business, Sustainable Living

Over the past 6 months since being away from Australia I’ve taken countless busses, trains, cars, boats and aeroplanes to get from A to B. I have always tried to keep my travel footprint light, taking measures not to disturb nature, always properly disposing of rubbish, never taking more than I need with me, and […]

The Experience Of Design

The Experience Of Design

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Design, Design Anthropology

The other day I was sitting in a shuttle bus in Bali, gazing out the window as we stopped at a set of traffic lights. I noticed a series of bronze statues on the median strip, each of which resembled some kind of Hindu god posing in various positions and pulling faces for passersby. The […]

Interview with Illustrator Genna Campton

Interview with Illustrator Genna Campton

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Design

1. What made you decide to try at illustration for a living? When I left high school I knew that I wanted to make a living in art or design. I didn’t know exactly which area to go into, in fact I didn’t even know about ‘illustration’ as a profession. I completed a design fundamentals […]