Entries by Iain Cameron

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

So it’s a big ‘thumbs up’ for Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Ba dum tss… If you are visiting Copenhagen, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is one place that must not be missed for those interested in art and design. Situated in the small town of Humlebæk, north Zealand, this gallery is the very best modern art […]

A guide to choosing a web designer

Choosing a web designer is very difficult for a business As I’ve recently opened for business as a freelance web designer, I now have a far better idea of how difficult it is for a business in choosing a web designer for their business. Firstly business owners are experts in their field, and probably a […]

Facebook business page design, the good, the bad, and the Facebook

I am delighted to launch my Facebook page today. It will be an important part of my marketing, and a good chance to experiment with a view to aiding my clients with their pages. Having worked with clients’ Facebook pages in the past while working for design bureaus, it is a great chance to re-acquaint myself with all things […]

And what do you do?

My job title is something of an issue/mouthful. Web designer, graphic designer and illustrator. Depending on the context, I’ll generally respond to the question of what I do, as ‘I make websites’. In most situations it is just polite smalltalk and no-one could care less. But as a freelancer, you never know who might be […]

Developers and designers

Can’t live without them, not allowed to punch them… Working with Developers is always an enjoyable experience. Our skills overlap, in the sense I have some front-end skills, and they have read Lord of the Rings, several times. I tease them because their new PC they love and adore is an ugly box, and they […]

Very amusing failed logos

  A splendid website and a very amusing article on failed logos at www.boredpanda.com/worst-logo-fails-ever/ From Bored Panda ‘This is an actual logo designed in 1973 for the Catholic Church’s Archdiocesan Youth Commission. It even won an award from the Art Directors Club of Los Angeles.’

When bad design is inexcusable – That’s you London Olympics 2012

I’m writing this fully six months after the London Olympics 2012. An Olympics which were highly successful, particularly from a British perspective, both in terms of organisation, sporting success and spectacle. From the sheer genius of Sir Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony (above), the 2012 Olympics was a complete success. Then there’s the logo. Released a […]

A Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year to all!

Coming to the end of my first year as freelance designer and illustrator in a few years, I’d like to take the opportunity to thank my clients of 2012, and wish them all a very Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year. I look forward to working again with them in the future, and to […]

Logo Design Love

Logo Design Love is a book written by the designer David Airey. Essential reading for designers as a guide to creating iconic brand identities. It is also a fascinating read for anyone in business. His blog at www.logodesignlove.com is also well worth visiting.