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Need to Find a UK Web Host? I Have Used YorkUK Hosting for 7 Years

March 10, 2014

YorkUK Hosting


If you’ve been following me on Twitter over the last year, you might have seen the odd Tweet describing countless problems I had been experiencing on a daily occurrence with my website.

From having no problems whatsoever, hosted with York Networks since 2006, the last year or so had seen a complete downturn in site reliability and a deluge of hacks, attacks, bots and spam. …

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Type Hero #8: Glober Type System Designed by Ivan Petrov of Font Fabric

March 3, 2014

Glober font by Font Fabric


Some of the offers on Myfonts are simply ludicrous. When you consider HOW much effort, skill, passion goes into the research and development of just one font, let alone a complete typeface family, it does make me wonder how on earth they can sell the complete Glober Sans-Serif Type System: 18 weights, for (currently) £11.60 which is 90% off their recommended pricing.

This is a great type family to get your hands on: a beautiful selection of fonts—I’m particularly drawn to the thin/light and heavier weights—for such a stupid amount of money.…

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How Many Times Can You Spot My Pure Storage Logo In This Funny Promo Video?

February 23, 2014

Pure Storage Video

Never ceases to amaze me how cool Pure Storage is as a company, and the lengths they are prepared to do to market and advertise their company. Obviously it’s super cool for me seeing the Pure Storage logo I designed for them being applied in so many ways!

The video itself is pretty darn funny, and you need to check time-stamp: 1:30…

“And with all that dee dupe, your probably wondering if our latency is any good?…

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Hazy Evening Sun: Seaford Beach Photograph – Free To Download and Use

February 21, 2014

Hazy Evening Sun - Seaford Beach


Hazy Evening Sun: Seaford Beach Photograph

“One of my favourite photographs of Seaford beach, early evening. Taken during a brief lull in the recent storms that have hit the UK”.

I have a vast selection of scenic, landscape, architectural photographs spanning back many years and decided to select, and designate a number of them as Free To Download and Use, with the following Creative Commons designation (below).…

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Minimal, modernist silkscreened posters of Wes Anderson films, designed by David Klinker

February 20, 2014

Wes Anderson Film - Fantastic Mr. Fox screen print poster

Lovely package of minimal, modernist silkscreened posters which are inspired by Wes Anderson’s films, all designed by David Klinker from Orange & Park.

The whole project is titled: Swiss Anderson, the reason being all the silkscreened posters set in Aksidenz Grotesk, which is nice. :)

Kickstarter: A series of eight minimal, modernist silkscreened posters inspired by the films of Wes Anderson. My name is David Klinker and I’d love your help to create a series of original screen printed posters. …

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