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January - The Monday of the months

By Sarah-Jayne Shine

January - The Monday of the months

We’re picking up where we left off and feeling positive about the year ahead.

January can feel like the Monday of months, feel a bit unmotivated, slow to warm to the year ahead, hard to get into the groove, still in holiday mode etc. If this is you as well we have some tips to get you started in 2024, scroll down.

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ART MOVEMENTS & THEIR INFLUENCE

By Sarah-Jayne Shine

ART MOVEMENTS & THEIR INFLUENCE

Art movements have shaped thought on a mass scale for centuries. They inspire us to look at the world differently and to talk about our lives in ways that can change mindset and behaviour. Picasso taught us to look at people from the inside out. Warhol made us think about consumer culture in our daily lives.

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THE THINGS YOU LEARN FROM YOUR CLIENTS

By Sarah-Jayne Shine

THE THINGS YOU LEARN FROM YOUR CLIENTS
‘Tis is the start of the season for giving, and that has had me thinking about all the knowledge my clients have passed on to me whilst I’ve worked with them and their businesses. I’ve found myself continually thinking back to important moments, conversations, or turning points with specific clients who have shaped, inspired and ultimately improved the work I produce for them. More than ever, I find myself sharing stories with my peers about what I’ve learned from the very best clients I have the privilege of working for. Things that I couldn't have learned any other way.

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A CAUTIONARY TALE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN DESIGN AND THE NAVIGATION OF SENSITIVE TOPICS

By Sarah-Jayne Shine

Intellectual Property

I’ve pondered on a working title for this blog and I’ve eventually settled on A cautionary tale of intellectual property in design and the navigation of sensitive topics.

So, this thing happened. I thought it probably would one day...I’m a designer by trade after all. But when it did happen, it cut deep. Real deep 

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THREADS, TWITTER (X?!) OR NEITHER?

By Sarah-Jayne Shine

Threads, Twitter, or neither?

Instead of staging a physical cage fight, Meta owner Mark Zuckerberg is challenging Twitter's Elon Musk in a battle that could determine the future of social media. Threads launched on 6 July to great acclaim. But, are creatives, designers and strategists embracing the Instagram-linked app? If not, why not? We’re nosy buggers here at Lemonface Towers so we decided to drill down on all things Threads. Read on.

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MELBOURNE - YOU LITTLE BEAUTY!

By Sarah-Jayne Shine

MELBOURNE - YOU LITTLE BEAUTY!

Do you remember a time (not that long ago) when we couldn't travel? Same.

I made a promise to myself during that time that I would never take for granted ever again the sheer unmistakable joy of being able to go somewhere, anywhere else that I wanted to visit. A recent trip to Melbourne justified that promise I made to myself. And it was fabulous. Here's what I got up to…

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Graphic design in numbers

By Sarah-Jayne Shine

Graphic design in numbers

Strategic graphic design is the essence of visual communication. Business cards, billboards, brochures, websites, brands – every facet of business incorporates some form of graphic design. Creating, memorable and successful graphic design is a crucial skill for advertisers, designers, and business owners.

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THE YEAR THAT WAS AND THE YEAR THAT WILL BE

By Sarah-Jayne Shine

THE YEAR THAT WAS AND THE YEAR THAT WILL BE

Hi everyone and welcome to our first blog of the year. And what a year we’ve just had. (I think I said the same last December and maybe the December before that……not sure, you can blame that on the ‘ole brain fog (more of that later).

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