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Evolution of Hawaiian Airlines logo

Logo Design: what to ask your designer

For many of the world’s most iconic companies, the value of brand recognition cannot be stated highly enough. Although a company such as Hawaiian Airlines

Frustrated man

The worst service in the world

Unfortunately as an industry ‘standard’, there really isn’t a serious alternative to Adobe. When it comes to their design suite of Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and

Young farmer with his sheep

It’s good for the farmers

On rainy days, Mum used to love saying ‘It’s good for the farmers!’. As a child in the leafy suburbs of Sydney, it never really

The Last Vermeer movie scene

Movie Review: The Last Vermeer

As someone who typically avoids war films, I was drawn to ‘The Last Vermeer’ by the combination of Guy Pearce in a lead role and

A picture of chocolate wafer sticks

The Paper Straw dilemma

In 2022 the New South Wales Government banned single-use plastics, including bags, straws, cotton buds, plates, bowls, and cutlery. A significant stand in the war

Drop the swagger

Some years ago (and one of the many reasons why I became a web designer), I was a small business owner who was taken advantage

Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe

Movie Review: Blonde

‘Blonde’ is a powerful, yet disturbing exploration of the life of Marilyn Monroe. Driven by a charismatic, mesmerising performance by Ana de Armas (nominated for

King Richard movie scene

Movie Review: King Richard

Starring Will Smith in the title role of Richard Williams, ‘King Richard’ is the story of the dedicated father and coach of Venus and Serena

Woman with facial roller

Welcome to facial rolling

Recently after a particularly amazing remedial massage, I noticed that I was entirely relaxed and stress-relieved – but only from the neck down. My jaw