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.

web design 2019

A web designer's digital guide for 2019 and beyond

A look at web design in 2019, as well as SEO and social media for business.
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Illustrations of bottles

A bit about my odd love of illustrating bottles.
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Mick Jagger and Andy Warhol, the greatest commissioning letter ever

The ultimate commissioning letter. Two successful, wealthy,…

Less is more - Design memes

As a designer I am often looking at stock photos for design jobs,…
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fyre festival marketing

Fyre Festival - the lesson of great marketing

The important marketing lesson from Fyre Festival (now on Netflix) the disastrous 'luxury' festival on a remote island in the Bahamas.

The bad side of Steve Jobs and Apple

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.
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Graphic design is boring

A look at why graphic design is boring, and why it's okay to admit it.
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Copenhagen on a budget 2020 - how to get a cheap pint and other tips

Some budget tips on visiting Copenhagen from living here twenty plus years.
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Anxiety and the creative process

Dealing with and understanding some of the potential issues can help to get a creative project finished successfully.
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Get ready for Xmas design

It's time to get ready for Xmas!
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