Revisiting: ‘In-house design is not a dirty word’

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in articles, Design, in-house design | No Comments

I’ve spoken about in-house design publicly three times, at three events at quite different time in my life/career. The first was at Reasons to be Creative conference in Brighton as one of the elevator pitchers. The second was the same talk, extended into 20 minutes and given at Design Stuff Cardiff (This talk uses my old birth name not my chosen name) ...

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What makes a good In-house design team – Tips #1 to #5

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in articles, in-house design, leadership | No Comments

Most of my design career has been spent in-house, and by in-house I mean working as the sole designer or with a team of designers and digital professionals, in an environment where the key product is not primarily a creative one. My experiences have varied from: Custom Printed Merchandise, Electronic Smart-Meters, Insurance, Financial liability/Diligence Software ...

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Design Stuff Cardiff

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 in Events, in-house design, Public Speaking | No Comments

Earlier this year the lovely, well-bearded Dan Spain started a series of Design/creative talks in a local Cardiff bar to great success called Design Stuff Cardiff. Pulling together local personalities from the Cardiff creative scene and beyond Design Stuff Cardiff has managed to pull together the design community in Cardiff in a way i haven’t ...

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