What Colour Should Your Logo Be? A Guide For Branding Your Business

What Colour Should Your Logo Be? A Guide For Branding Your Business

One of the cornerstones of building a compelling brand is your choice of colour. Different colours trigger different emotions and can influence whether you're deemed to be a fun or ...

New Years Resolutions Don’t Work. Habits Do.

New Years Resolutions Don’t Work. Habits Do.

Resolutions Fail I know. I'm lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have 'til December, right? - Catherin ...

How to make the ultimate, memorable Christmas advert

How to make the ultimate, memorable Christmas advert

TV Adverts can sometimes be a disruptive nuisance that reluctantly force us back into the real world when we’re deeply immersed in our favourite shows. There is one time of year th ...

How moving away from home to Uni to study can kick start your creativity

How moving away from home to Uni to study can kick start your creativity

What do you, a loaf of bread and a pint of milk all have in common? At some point or another all these things can turn stale. In the open environment, a pint of milk takes a couple ...

How To Pass Your Exams Without Sacrificing Your Social Life

How To Pass Your Exams Without Sacrificing Your Social Life

I'm going to put something out there straight away that I'm pretty sure you're already fully aware of. University is just as much about the social life as it is about the education ...

Finding Your First Clients As A Freelancer

Finding Your First Clients As A Freelancer

Finding those first clients as a freelancer can be tough. Where do I start? How to I present myself? What are the legals involved? These are some of the questions that are answered ...

How to productively overcome boredom during lectures

How to productively overcome boredom during lectures

Whether you're starting university or you're a returning student, one thing is pretty much certain - at one point or another during your education, you will be bored out of your mi ...

Small business advice on building a new website

Regardless of your industry it is vital that you create a solid online presence. One of the most important is your site that will more often than not be a customer's first engagement with your company. We caught up with online specialist Kelvin Newman to discuss some handy tips for startups and smal more ...

July 10, 2011 (2) comments

Creative Corner: Matt Watts, Creative Director @ EHS 4D

Matt Watts is a Digital Creative Director @ EHS 4D (Marketing's Direct Agency of the Year 2011). His clients include Peugeot, Fosters, Tesco & EasyJet. Matt very kindly took time out of his extremely busy schedule to answer a few questions that our Concept Cupboard creatives put to him and here' more ...

July 12, 2011 (0) comments

What Colour Should Your Logo Be? A Guide For Branding Your Business

One of the cornerstones of building a compelling brand is your choice of colour. Different colours trigger different emotions and can influence whether you're deemed to be a fun or more secure and trusted brand. The Logo Company put together this really useful graphic to help you to choose the right more ...

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How Altering Your Diet Can Greatly Improve Your Productivity

Having covered the structure for your day in part 1 and part 2 here are some simple ideas of what to eat during each stage of the day. Breakfast For the first meal of the day, it's best to consume low GI foods (foods that break down at a slower rate). Below are some ideas that anyone can easily chuc more ...

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Don’t wait for a technical co-founder. Learn to code.

The conversation always starts with "I've got a great idea...". If you're a coder by trade like myself then you know the situation I'm talking about. One of your friends or colleagues has an idea for the 'next big thing'. The conversation meanders around for awhile about all the product features unt more ...

July 10, 2013 (1) comments

How moving away from home to Uni to study can kick start your creativity

What do you, a loaf of bread and a pint of milk all have in common? At some point or another all these things can turn stale. In the open environment, a pint of milk takes a couple of hours to go stale and a loaf can take a couple of days. From experience it takes around 17/18 years for a person to more ...

December 04, 2013 (0) comments