Category Archive: A word from Richard

Stop!

Originally posted on ourdesignblog:
Excellent new application – with plenty of other solutions that spring to mind (signs that are ‘doors’ that open on approach, for example) – to extend the role signage…

Stop!

Priceless. “Design taste is always tough to define.” But it’s not hard to spot. This “…was actually made internally by Microsoft’s packaging designers to challenge the marketing team to do better. Much to… Continue reading

Design consultancies are dead! Long live design!

Quick re-post from an inspiring lead at Design Week, championing the power of design. Not ‘design thinking’ or ‘strategy’. Design. Long live design! “Many recent startups are powered by design as much as… Continue reading

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Originally posted on Meda Daily:
Some customers love to pay to advertise brands. Whether you’re Gap or Gucci, Abercrombie & Fitch, Calvin or even Tesco (stand up, Florence and Fred) making money from…

“No, I don’t want to see your brand dodecahedron”

Originally posted on Meda Daily:
Last Friday, Rob Mitchell (co-founder of We All Need Words) penned a gently vitriolic view on the issue of strategy getting in the way of execution.  “Brand strategy…

Wedgwood set for £25m redevelopment

Originally posted on Meda Daily:
With the UK manufacturing sector sorely in need of support, what better than presenting the brilliant potter’s craft to the wider world? Factory visitor experiences have revitalised places…

Design Week – Awards Entry Showcase

Edwards Identity featured on the Design Week Awards Entry Showcase http://awards.designweek.co.uk/dw/2012/entry-showcase-3.html Ok, ok, it’s not an award but just to see you work next to your peers and featured online is a good… Continue reading

Are graphic designers ruining the web?

Following on nicely from the post about ‘Distributed design’, the debate about responsibility for design takes another twist, in the form of journalist and academic John Naughton Guardian article. News analysis – Are… Continue reading

Today I am mostly working on…

…e-mail marketing template learning! Having been the recipient of many excellent Mailchimp generated mail, decided to give it a try and create a template for the Meda business. The free templates are a… Continue reading

The great Grain Edit

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