I was approached in the car park of HeronBridge College with a request: “We want you to redesign our prospectus, Nando’s Style”. My first reaction to this was: “huh?” Nando’s is well-known for its off-the-wall advertising, but how do you relate a chicken outlet to a school (even if chickens do roam […]

Designing with heart

Going on holiday with a sister who has just started a charity painting initiative, could be viewed as a busman’s holiday. As it turns out, it was more of a brushwoman’s holiday… The beauty of Vandy’s approach to these little paintings, is that experimentation is required and there is no […]

Holidaying with brushes

I was once again asked to design the imagery and accompanying marketing materials for HeronBridge College’s major production. This year they are producing Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Ten minutes before the initial meeting, I sat in the car park with my pencil and sketchbook and produced this idea, and  it […]

Bring on the glass slippers – Part one