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poppies colour swatch

“In Flanders fields the poppies blow,
Between the crosses, row on row…”
So went the famous lines by John McCrae, who captured the symbolism of solace that red poppies offered the soldiers in the trenches.  This colour swatch I call poppies.
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An image of a pencil.

I am feeling nostalgic for the humble pencil.  There is a comfort and warm familiarity whenever I pick one up (rarely these days).  Pencils are inexpensive, portable, simple to operate and the marks that they make are easy to erase.  Unlike other writing tools, they do not run out of ink or skip.Read More →

Style tiles are a design tool to display fonts, colours and web elements that communicate the essence of a visual brand for a website to a client.  A style tile allows one to deconstruct a website into its main visual elements similar to the paint chips and fabric swatches of an interior designer.Read More →

I saw this mannequin this morning. My policing days came flooding back to me. IRead More →