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Running a Studio
Now what?
There’s nothing like a big birthday for provoking a bit of introspection and some impetuous change-making...
Misc
well made studio
Please Ignore Me
Why you really should ignore everything I say.
Industry Insight, Running a Studio, Young Talent
It's Goodbye From Me (for now)
I'm taking a break. Here's my reasons why.
Industry Insight
Well Made Studio delivering a better brand workshop
How To Deliver a Brand Workshop
Yeah, go on then. I'll show you exactly how we deliver our brand workshops.
Industry Insight
Happy International Men's Day Fellas
97% of our industry is lead by men. The only way women will ever gain a larger share is if they wilfully hand it over.
Work Diary
Well Made Studio Web Design
Diary of a Content Strategy
Here's a diary of my first big scale Content Strategy project. Fair warning, it's a bloody long read.
Industry Insight
Pitch Fail 3: What A Failed Digital Pitch Looks Like
Sometimes, the best thing all round is to admit you have absolutely no idea what the other person is talking about. Even if it means passing up a free dinner.
Industry Insight
Pitch Fail 2: What A Failed Advertising Pitch Looks Like
TL:DR No good ever came from begging to be added to a pitch list
Industry Insight
what a failed branding pitch looks like
Pitch Fail 1: What A Failed Branding Pitch Looks Like
Pitch Fail. Because if we don't laugh about it, we'll probably cry.
Young Talent
Why Intern Should Be A Dirty Word
We don't 'do' internships. These are our reasons why.
Industry Insight
An Own Goal For The Copycats
Hang fire of calling out the copycats until you're absolutely positive you're not one yourself.
Running a Studio
How To Get Design Press
Seeing yourself in the design mags is a lovely feeling. So why are so many of our press releases ignored. Here's a little look at how to generate a some positive PR.
Running a Studio
How Much Does Design Cost
The eternal questions. How much should I charge for my design. If you're looking for answers, you've come to the wrong place. Maybe.
Running a Studio
Find Your Dream Client With Squarespace Logo
Young Talent
Stop Telling Us You'll Work For Free
We don't do internships and we don't do placements. If you email asking for one, we will ignore you. Here's the reason why.
Industry Insight
Theatres - It's Time To Burn The Brochure
Theatre brochures are mostly terrible. We spent some time investigating the alternatives. This is what we came up with.
Industry Insight
Diary Of A Brand Identity
No, we can't 'just design you a logo' and no, actually it won't 'just take five minutes.' This is what our design project looks like out in the real world.
Industry Insight
Some design work for cool brand Pedlars by Well Made Studio
How We Won A Cool Brand
Cool Brands don't come along every day. Most of time, they take years to build. This is how we helped Pedlars become one.
Industry Insight
Why Random House Let Us Design For Them
Every designer wants to work on a book. They're the ultimate ego trip. Getting your foot in the door with a big publisher like Random House is just the start. This is how we did it.
Experience Design
Collaboration Not Compromise
Design projects can be won and lost in the kick off meeting. So why exactly are you planning a meeting anyway?