Copenhagen design blog

An opportunity for me to write and draw on design, the creative industry, Copenhagen, food, and whatever takes my fancy. On the off chance you want to read more about me, you’ll find that here.

noel-gallagher

Noel Gallagher's got a new product out

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An illustration featuring a cheeky dig at Noel Gallagher.

Bad logo designs - my top five and why they drive me up the wall

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Bad logo designs As a logo designer I look at and analyse logos…
malcolm-mclaren

Blackboards, The Sex Pistols, Britpop, Diana, Sgt. Pepper and me

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Back in the Nineties I worked as a freelance blackboard artist in London. I came into contact with all sorts of people, and the occasional celeb. As no one cares about blackboards, I'll write about my celeb spotting.
spot stock photo

Who can spot a stock photo a mile off?

Content on a website is an integrated, and incredibly important element of a brand. The website is the shop window, it is here where first impressions are made. As we all know, we make our evaluation on a person or business very quickly. Messing up that initial impression, is really not worth it.
steve-jobs

Apple loving, and the problem with Steve Jobs

I like Apple, I like their products, I own quite a few. I would consider my relationship to Apple to be a healthy, rational, grown up one. This is, as opposed to my relationship with say, the football team I support, or Star Wars, The Sopranos, ex girlfriends, ex girlfriends' sisters... I could go on.

Five signs you are a workaholic freelance designer

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After a couple of weeks of hard work without a day off, you force…
hipster-barber-design-meme

Design memes - hipsters, skateboards and baristas

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A large dump of my design memes on hipsters, skateboards, baristas…
blackboard-artist-copenhagen

Blackboards for Copenhagen restaurant Storehouse

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As much as I love digital design, my Macs and creative software,…
fiver-featured

Get your logos for a Fiver

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There are a number of web platforms set up to match freelance…
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Do you need to learn Danish to live in Denmark?

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An illustrated article on the importance of learning Danish if you move to Denmark.
2017-blog

Choosing a name for your business and things to watch out for

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Choosing a name for your business is an important, fun, and sometimes…