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  • Lines On Lines On Lines

    You know when you see someone else’s symmetrical, equal-distanced, perfectly lined design and you silently curse them to the eternal fires of hell for all eternity for being so damn great? Yeah, I’ve been there too. Well, what would you say if I told you there was a way to create your own symmetrical, equal-distanced,…

  • The Rise of Augmented Reality

    A new year, a new list of virtual advancements we’re going to have to start getting used to. Amongst the plethora of technological advances heading our way in 2018, the idea of augmented reality (AR) appears to be one of the more exciting. Unlike virtual reality, augmented reality is more useful and functional in our…

  • Graffiti Advertising – The Next Wall

    On the one hand Graffiti and the other advertising, two star-crossed mediums, which for mostly superficial reasons aren’t comfortable occupying the same space. Okay, I don’t fancy myself much of a writer but, I’ll get the ball rolling here and hope I make sense. When one thinks of graffiti, the mind generally tends towards its…

  • Inktober, Baby!

    I’ve finally (after a bit of a false start) decided to give Inktober a go. For a while I’ve been beating myself up a bit about not giving myself enough time to just enjoy drawing further than the work that I do – and the whole point its to develop positive drawing habits, so why not?…

  • Keeping Up With The Podcasts

    Owning and running a creative business has its perks. Being surrounded by like-minded creative people is what makes me get up in the morning. Being able to have a conversation with someone that can articulate their view on the world is a breath of fresh air, even if their view on the world seems to…

  • You&Me Design’s Guide To Design

    Graphic design: it sounds so fancy because it is. And it wouldn’t be in our company name if we weren’t absolute pros at it. The thing about graphic design is that when it’s good, it’s really really good; and when it’s bad…eish. Here are some design terms to get you’re design lexicon off to a…

  • An Illustration A Day Keeps The Demons Away

    When life gets rough we all need an outlet. Some of us turn to music, some of us turn to exercise, but some lucky few of us get to turn to illustration.   Illustration empowers the imagination; it drives your creativity and transports you to a place of almost hypnotic concentration. Many creatives have abstract…

  • 360º Advertising

    With the huge advances that technology and social media companies keep making on a day-to-day basis, it was only a matter of time before Virtual Reality would go from being an idea on a white board to becoming a thing of reality. 360º advertising has become a massive Virtual Reality trend on social media platforms…

  • You&Me’s Guide to: Illustration

    Pen to paper, illustration comprises much more than a few doodles on a page. Different types of illustration have different effects and are, therefore, dependent on the desired outcome. We’re just going to run through five types of illustration Character Illustration This type of illustration involves the creation of a character, so to speak. Attention…

  • You&Me Design’s Guide To Briefing

    A briefing can make or break a project. Seriously. Ever heard of “broken telephone”? Yeah, something like that. A lot can happen in that small space between a client’s idea and the agency’s realisation of that idea. And that’s why a good brief makes all the difference. First and foremost, introduce your business. In order…