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WordCamp Manchester Design

By Andi Wilkinson

I love a good WordCamp and I have been happy to have been part of the organiser team for WordCamp Manchester for several years. The WordPress Community is a fantastic group of people and I have made lots of friends there. This year I led the design team for the 2018 Manchester Event. After the 2017 Event, I sat down with this year’s Lead Organiser, Hugo Finley in Mackie Mayor…
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CreativJam have rebranded. We Are Middle.

By Andi Wilkinson

It’s been a long time coming, but we decided, albeit on a whim, to drop the CreativJam brand and go with our newer, more grown-up alter ego: Middle Creative. Officially Middle Creative Limited, we felt the new brand gave us much more of a well-rounded tone. Although we are creative at the core, with three of our team having vast knowledge and experience in the graphic design sector, we also…
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At The Fresh Creative Awards 2015

By Andi Wilkinson

Every year since 2003 the Fresh Creative Awards have been showcasing innovative & gong worthy work within the creative industry. We were invited by global design agency & in-house ‘design team’ consultants; Make Your Words Work, along with fellow guests, the in-house Design Team for NSPCC. A Night with the MYWW Team After digging out our ‘posh frocks’, we headed for the Manchester Piccadilly Hotel. The glamorous interior decor and…
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WordCamp 2015: Creating the Manchester Wapuu

By Andi Wilkinson

What’s a WordCamp you say? WordCamps are locally organised conferences that cover everything WordPress related and are attended by everyone from WordNoobs to experts, creators, & contributors. WordPress if you haven’t heard of it, is responsible for over a quarter of all new sites on the web. As a CMS, WordPress has rapidly increased in popularity and is often our platform of choice. WordCamp told me to create a Manchester Wapuu…
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Logo for a fiver? The Real Evolution of a Logo

By Andi Wilkinson

“But that site will do my logo for a fiver!!”… Some of my graphic designer friends are feeling their noses rightly put out of joint by the revolution of ridiculously cheap graphic design – how on Earth can any of us compete with that? And how come we want to charge what we do? I’m just working on a project I’m really rather excited about! They, I might add, have…
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Legendary Pioneer of Dance Music Nicky Siano

By Andi Wilkinson

The story behind my Nicky Siano Poster. When my pal Paula told me she was doing an event with Nicky Siano, The legendary pioneer of Dance Music & once resident DJ of New York’s famous and much-revered Studio 54 I was pretty excited. I’d already worked with Paula on some cool event posters. Notably, the Trip Festival 2010, The Trip Festival 2011, Purple Radio and Almunia. Creating the Nicky Siano…
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Purple Radio Poster | The Trip Festival Founder.

By Andi Wilkinson

So my mate Paula is has a special birthday this weekend. What better way to celebrate than with a Purple Radio Party? I was asked to create a poster for the event, with the theme ‘peace and love’ This is what I came up with. Happy Birthday Paula! Paula is the founder of The Trip Festival. See that artwork here Purple Radio Poster I created two versions of this poster….
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How I created The Dazzling Trip Festival Artwork

By Andi Wilkinson

My friend Paula called and asked If I could help with her project, The Trip Festival. The Festival is a family-friendly folk festival in Anglesey by the sea. Paula wanted to know if I could help with the festival artwork. A monster called Boris How to start a music festival poster? I had this idea of a sea monster. A giant octopus with scary eyes. Around him were islands and…
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