• WhatNotToSay1

What NOT to say to a graphic DESIGNER

May 20th, 2015|4 Comments

I’ve decided to do a serious of mini posters outlining some of the more frustrating things clients have said to me over the past 20 odd years. I have pulled many a hair out and been […]

  • C&T

What’s in a name?

May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Funny story: my BFF gave me 6 letters one Christmas to put up in my newly painted and renovated studio. I rang to chastise her for not being able to spell my name. After she […]

  • Yasawa_kids

Fijian for ‘Heaven’

April 30th, 2015|0 Comments

I have a number of clients, resorts actually, in the South Pacific. I absolutely LOVE designing their marketing material and advertisements because these places are just SO DARN beautiful, and I get lost in the […]

  • AO_HenryRose

Fitness has never been so much fun!

March 21st, 2014|0 Comments

This poster campaign for a local fitness and nutrition gym has been well received. It highlights the benefits of fitness and the gyms own nutrition plans, uses motivation quotes, targets local identities and shows just […]

  • Time_vs_Value

Paying a graphic designer: time versus value

April 29th, 2013|0 Comments

A good graphic designer can command decent hourly rates, and as one, I fully appreciate why.  What frustrates me is a client’s perception of time versus value.

When a client asks me to do ‘quick job’, […]

  • World Map_continents as dots

‘Location specific’ Graphic Design is a thing of the past … forever!

March 20th, 2013|0 Comments

The internet has revolutionised how the world does business. This is undoubtedly the single most amazing feature for any business and perhaps even more so for the small business operator … like a ‘one-woman-band’ graphic […]

  • TA_web

Fine Art … the Photoshop ‘cheat version’

February 21st, 2013|0 Comments

When my girlfriend turned 50 recently, I wanted to give her something unique and very individual. So I painted her … sort of!

Being a graphic artist rather than a fine artist, I was limited to, […]

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Welcome to Maverick 2013

February 20th, 2013|0 Comments

These are exciting times and having an online presence is the way of the future … both professionally and personally … particularly in light of the phenomenal growth of social media channels and the like.

Through […]