On this page I’ve compiled a list of common design queries I’ve been asked over the years. Simply click to browse one of the three categories, if you can’t find the answer you’re looking for please send me an email.
A set of questions and answers which are particularly useful if you are in a new marketing role or this is the first time working with a graphic designer. Please don’t be afraid to ask questions.
A series of technical graphic design and artwork production queries answered here. Many of these have raised their heads repeatedly over the years. Hopefully they will clarify rather than confuse!
Design is an important investment, and I find it best to be transparent and upfront regarding the financial details. Nobody likes to discover hidden charges or last minute additional costs.
Provide details about the target market, any market research completed, desired outcomes, your competition, and provide crucial technical information. You could also provide examples of designs and colours you like or dislike. The budget, deadlines and rounds of amends included should also be agreed.
I have been working as a professional graphic designer since 1995 and I have over 20 years experience using the following Adobe Creative Suite software – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat. I also have about 5 years experience using Adobe Spark (storytelling platform), Adobe Animate (vector based animation), WordPress (with Elementor Pro) and Wix (website design and development) and Sketch or Adobe XD (user interface and prototyping).
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Working from either my London or Istanbul studio, I provide my clients with a full stack of graphic design services and support. Use the form below to request an online meeting or a WhatsApp call.
Design with flavour since 2007