Advance magazine, Cybersecurity issue launch

I attended the launch of the latest issue of Advance and also acknowledging 15 years of the magazine at Unitec. It was a great opportunity and a pleasure to work with Marcus Williams and Mary de Ruyter on this latest issue which was championing cybersecurity and the research in that field that is being carried out at Unitec. View project in …

Memorable quotes from Stephen Hawking

In response, and with respect to the passing of Professor Stephen Hawking this week, here are some of the more memorable pearls of wisdom from one of the world’s most famous scientists:   On the reason why the universe exists: “If we find the answer to that, it would be the ultimate triumph of human reason – for then we would …

A new look for Foundation Design.

Hi all, just a quick post to… ‘blow my own horn’ really. Foundation Design has been providing visual communication solutions to clients for over five years now, so the time was right to clean out the cupboards and throw a fresh lick of paint around the place. The result is a brand new shiny logo. That’s it, sitting in the frame at …

Response to an Inquiry for $500 Website

I didn’t write this, but I wish I had. Good reasoning from Joel Barker @ medium.com I would love to recommend someone to you to make a site for $500, but your budget is not going to produce anything satisfying to you. I am sorry. I really believe that the small actor should be able to make use of the web and …

Jessica Walsh & Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh the designer behind of 40 days of dating with Timothy Goodman talks about her work and process. Jessica Walsh & Stefan Sagmeister _ The Creative Influence: Ep. 2 http://thecreativeinfluence.net Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh the designer behind of 40 days of dating with Timothy Goodman talks about her work and process. Produced by Mario De …

Carrington Sloane – What to say, what to say?

Nice little article on authenticity from Paul Sills of Carrington Sloane. What to say, what to say? Communication is “the imparting or exchanging of information by speaking, writing, or using some other medium”. Authentic can be defined as “of undisputed origin and not a copy; genuine; based on facts; accurate or reliable, worthy of trust, reliance or belief”. So, how authentic is …

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Writers-Block

7 Ideas for Curing for Writer’s Block

Bringing viewers to your website and getting them to return is a result of the quality of your site content. It doesn’t matter if you have great products at reasonable prices if nobody knows about your site. This is why blogging on your site is a great way to help get the word out about your site and make viewers want …

Are We Still Catching Attention For Our Website?

In the era of social media, are we all still catching enough attention for our websites? Digital marketing might seem a confusing task these days. We hope to bring back the focus on your website.   Getting your website out there is still very important. Not only when you have a webshop or e-commerce platform. Also to build mutual beneficial …

Eight reasons why you should consider employing a graphic designer.

While the majority of my design work is identity development and web based, I do have a passion for book design. Just recently The New Zealand Society of Authors asked me to write an article on why self publishing writers should consider employing a graphic designer to design their cover layouts and internal page spreads. Below is the article that appeared in …

Be Selfish, Seek Pleasure, Avoid Pain

Let’s get real. If you want a great career and wonderful life, you need to be spectacularly selfish… Plus two other things: you also need to seek pleasure and avoid pain. If you do all three, you’ll have a wonderful outcome. If you do just one or two, not so good. Be selfish + seek pleasure + avoid pain = …

Mankind – it’s been a roaring success… really?

MAN Animation created in Flash and After Effects looking at mans relationship with the natural world. Music: In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg. “Hall of the Mountain King” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ https://www.facebook.com/SteveCuttsArt https://twitter.com/Steve_Cutts http://www.stevecutts.com Copyright © 2012 www.stevecutts.com Thanks to Steve Cutts