Category Archives: work

The start of something new

I’m sat in Monmouth coffee on a lovely Monday morning waiting for my startup co-founder, Phil, to arrive. You read so many stories about people giving it all up to follow their dream. Well, this isn’t really one of those … Continue reading

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Work in progress

I’m in the process of moving this blog to its new home at http://blog.simonianson.co.uk. Please excuse the mess while this happens. I’m also going to use the move as an excuse to broaden the remit of this blog beyond simply … Continue reading

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Made By Many just got one more

After seven months freelancing I’m very excited to announce that I’ve resumed the position in the Creative Director’s chair. I talked last October about wanting to search out the new, the innovative and the exciting. At the time I felt … Continue reading

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Volunteering can be so inspiring

A site that I was working on just before Christmas with the good folk over at Made by Many has recently gone live. vinspired.com is all about volunteering. They believe in free. They do favours for free – and by … Continue reading

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How to do design on an agile project

Everyone’s doing agile. The days of the monolithic project are seemingly numbered. Whether that’s true or not I’m not sure. There will always be the big enterprise stuff going on somewhere. But for the rest of us it’s getting quicker … Continue reading

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Ideas are nothing without the execution

I’ve just watched the second installment of ‘Big Chef Takes on Little Chef‘, the concept of which revolves around trying to reinvigorate the fortunes of the Little Chef roadside restaurant chain. I’ve probably been to a Little Chef once in … Continue reading

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Portfolio up and running. A vision in brown.

For those of you that it affected, thanks for putting up with some poor styling and a constantly changing masthead graphic last week.  I think I’m largely happy with the final blog design. It’s pretty straightforward and sits well with … Continue reading

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