Memorable quotes from Stephen Hawking

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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.

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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

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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 …

Carrington Sloane – What to say, what to say?

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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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Eight reasons why you should consider employing a graphic designer.

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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 …