Mills Observatory at 80

In September of 2015 I was asked to design a large format wall graphic for the Mills Observatory's 80th birthday celebrations. Initially it seemed a fairly straight forward piece of graphic design to present a timeline of key moments from the Observatory's life and beyond. Following a couple of conversations about what the wall and floor art … Continue reading Mills Observatory at 80

Commitment of A Thousand Hands #1kHands #pcic4

“Would you be kind enough to put up your hand if you feel the human side of care is under unacceptable strain in today’s healthcare systems.”  This is the statement posed by  Dr David Reilly at NHS Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s (HIS) Learning Session three, November 2013. Reilly goes on to say,  “I’ve nicknamed this for myself as … Continue reading Commitment of A Thousand Hands #1kHands #pcic4

Use the stencil Luke

  It's never easy, coming up with new and interesting things to do with your pumpkins! So if you're still wondering what to do what could be more appropriate than a touch of the 'dark side'? Download you Pumpkin stencils here - the file includes Darth Vader, a Stormtrooper, Boba/Jango Fett and Jabb the Hut. … Continue reading Use the stencil Luke

DONT WALK/FLY

I hadn't done much Photoshop work for a while having adopted Snapseed on my iPad and phone for most colour correction and editing. But I've been thinking about what my next 'Fly' avatar might be and while running through town in the rain on Thursday I had an uncomfortably wet stop at a road crossing. … Continue reading DONT WALK/FLY

Creativity requires courage

Ever have a great idea and someone pips you to the post? I once pitched an idea to a web developer friend which got us both quite excited for a while. Soon after it became clear that the people we thought would benefit from this idea just weren't ready for it! Three years later I … Continue reading Creativity requires courage

Mock the Taskbar

A new infographic inspired by a variety of slow PCs I've had to use over the last few years. This is not scientific research! It's an easy hit and a bad pun (partly borrowed from Adam and Joe)... so, Windows users, please do not take it personally ;) #ThatIsAll