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Published on November 18, 2010

Two space or not two space, that is the question (by André)

Anyone who has worked in a design studio is only too aware of the clash between designers and typists over whether or not to use a double space after punctuation. In an effort to promote world peace and office harmony I will attempt to explain the history of and reasons behind the debate and perhaps […]

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Published on March 18, 2010

We are the robots!

We have been rather busy here lately – hence the rather sparse postings! In a rare moment of downtime however, Mr Knott has found time to create the following marvel of composite artwork:   André’s robot Inspired by a fortuitous find at The Tate bookshop and a Photoshop tutorial in creating nebulae backgrounds (coupled with […]

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Published on April 29, 2009

Mr Knott discusses the lessons learnt from his College reading list. . .

As part of my MA Course, I have been brushing up on my reading. One book that I have been dipping into is a publication called “T-Shirts and Suits, A Guide to the Business of Creativity”, by David Parrish. In it is a case study on an industrial design company founded by Jonathan Butters. He […]

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Published on March 30, 2009

Exemplars of Great Design #1: New UK coinage

Welcome to the first instalment of our new ‘interesting graphical moments’ feature, where each time we’ll highlight some examples of top quality design that have caught our attention, often taken the everyday world around us. In this first instalment, André has chosen to highlight the recent revision to our UK currency: “I find the new […]

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Published on March 16, 2009

Mr Knott goes to college…

Mr Knott (Senior Designer here at StockdaleMartin) is currently in the second year of an MA in Design Studies at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. Firmly ensconced in his final year project, he’s found time to give us a brief low-down on what he’s been doing all this time. . . The MA in […]

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