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2018 – The Year of Positivity

As I make a sweeping generalisation of what I have witnessed thus far into 2018 (I may regret noting it down), I feel that people are trying to be more positive (it could be me) but on a whole I have noticed that people are being more honest about things (again – it could just […]

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ItchyPalm: open all hours graphic design

ItchyPalm: open all ours graphic design – I am going to be lowering my freelance hours to just evenings and weekends (3 hours per evening and 7 hours on the weekends ) however my hourly charge will remain the same. My hourly rate is £25 and my daily rate is £175 (equivalent to 7 working hours). I am taking on […]

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Instagram’s new* graphic design & branding

I personally think that Instagram’s new* branding and Logo design is far to up itself to really represent Instagram as a brand – the logo wasn’t broken – so why try and fix it. Perhaps the branding overall did need refreshing but we are talking about a brand and its logo. In my opinion Instagram should have […]

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A 2 year Reflection

ItchyPalm has spent 2 years building contacts, clients, cash-flow and an irrefutable reputation.   What were the early days like? The early days were like pulling teeth, I was suffering from Depression, trying to make enough money to pay the rent and eat. But I kept going and learnt that hard work does pay off.   […]

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The Future of Infographics

In the design industry we fight over infographics because it adheres to our creative nature – we dislike words and we love pictures. But what is it that makes a good info graphic and where is future of info graphics going? The makings of a great infographic Infographics are a way of communicating complex ideas, […]

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