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Inspiration 101 Feb

February 3rd, 2015 | Blog | No Comments

I guess you can teach an old dog new tricks. For inspiration 101 this month I just had to include a new advert I discovered on TV just the other nite for Mars. This is yet another example of how we can use humour in an advert to sell a product but doing it in [...]

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Inspiration 101

January 6th, 2015 | Blog | Comments Off
Inspiration 101

Inspiration can come in a variety of ways. As a designer especially you may find days were your actually seeking that bit of inspiration to help you with a project. So in doing so I’ve started a new blog post which I am going to be running every month now called “inspiration 101″. It’s intended [...]

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Silent So Long

November 29th, 2014 | Blog | No Comments
Emigrate Silent So Long

Another lick of sonic industrial pleasure. So I purchased the latest Emigrate album Silent So Long from Rammstein lead guitarist Richard Kruspe and cant get enough of it its been on constant play on my ipod. Production quality is excellent and of the standard you would come to expect from such a talented artist and [...]

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Between the Holes in the Memory

November 6th, 2014 | Blog | No Comments
Between the holes in the memory

Thought Provoking art with inspiration. So I know this is a bit off topic but I got thinking the other day about art and things that have inspired me over the years and in particular things that stick in my mind from my childhood growing up. I remember a painting vividly well a print of [...]

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October 22nd, 2014 | Blog | No Comments

New galaxies to explore. So I haven’t updated my blog in a while due to other commitments, being on holidays and generally being very busy. Thought I would highlight some new advertising I have noticed lately on TV that’s caught my eye. In particular the new advert for Destiny the new game coming out for [...]

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New WWE Corporate Identity

September 22nd, 2014 | Blog | No Comments
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New Identity for a new era. Well as I am sure many of you will have noticed by now unless you have been in hibernation that the WWE network has launched offering a complete library of wrestling action for $9.99 a month. Although I haven’t signed up to it yet I am thinking about it [...]

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London Grammar

August 22nd, 2014 | Blog | No Comments
london grammer

Easy listening melodic pleasure. Bought this new album after hearing the band on the Zane Low show and advertised on TV. To be honest I love easy listening music just as much as I like many other genres of music and its a nice change from the usual Metal and heavy rock offerings I tend [...]

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Wicked Tuna

June 27th, 2013 | Blog | No Comments
wicked tuna

My new guilty pleasure watch out for those Darn “Googans”. Ok I must admit I cant get enough of this show at the minute on the National Geographic channel it’s one of my favourite shows on tv. I have always enjoyed fishing in one way or another but seeing what these guys haul in takes [...]

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R.I.P Storm Thorgerson

April 19th, 2013 | Blog | No Comments
Storm Thorgerson

The Death of a pop culture icon. Remembered for some of the most iconic pieces of artwork, album covers and a genuine pioneer of pop culture I can only speak for myself when I say he will be sadly missed. Coming from someone such as myself who is a fan of may of the bands [...]

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Undertaker 20-0

April 5th, 2012 | Blog | No Comments
20 and 0

The End of an Era and the Streak lives on. Sunday the 1st of April 2012 will be remembered for many years to come as one of the biggest nights in Wresltemania history. I sat up later to almost 4:00pm in the morning to watch the “End of an Era” Match between the Undertaker and [...]

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Muller Wunderful Stuff Advert

November 4th, 2011 | Blog | No Comments

It’s a Wunderful Life!. Was doing a bit of channel hopping the other night and stumbled upon this advert. It’s the new advert for Muller and I must say I think it’s fantastic. At first you think its any other boring advert for a car or something of that nature but then then it blows [...]

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Coors Light UK Advert

July 7th, 2011 | Blog | No Comments
coors light uk advert

It’s official the mullet is back!. Spotted this advert whilst watching TV Last week and I must say I found it very funny and amusing. To be honest what needs to be said about the man that is Jean Claude Van Damme he is a living legend and as many of you may be aware [...]

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TNA Wrestling Re-Brand

July 1st, 2011 | Blog | No Comments
impact wrestling

Wrestling matters once again. Must say as many will know I am a massive wrestling fan call me a big kid and wrestling is fake etc (well some of it) but I enjoy the spectacle of it and in particular coming from a design point of view I am always intrigued to see the design [...]

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New Liverpool Third Away Kit

June 29th, 2011 | Blog | No Comments
liverpool new kit

Mixed feelings for the new third kit. First things first with this one Liverpool my beloved team have released what is going to be their 3rd kit for the coming season and to be honest from what I have been reading this has been somewhat of a controversial kit mainly due to its colour. Personally [...]

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Old Spice Advert

June 22nd, 2011 | Blog | No Comments
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Bring out the man in you with Old Spice!. This is my favourite advert at the moment not just because of the humour involved but because it is a well designed and put together advert. I love the way each of the scenes tend to merge into another and it does a great job of [...]

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The Green Lantern Movie

June 20th, 2011 | Blog | No Comments
green lantern

It tries so hard to be good but lets itself down. Got a chance to see the Green Lantern this week and as I am a massive comic book and film fan to be honest I was really looking forward to it. Looking at all the films that have went before it in terms of [...]

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Jammy Dodger Advert

June 7th, 2011 | Blog | No Comments
jammy dodgers advert

Jammy, Jammy, Jammy!. Seen this advert the other day and most say its great if somewhat weird. Is it just me or do the monkeys really look creepy. Again as with most adverts in which comment on I think this is another one that does a great job of using humour to sell the product. [...]

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