What’s WordPress got to do with it?

Have you ever considered using WordPress to build your own website or are you a WordPress hater? Birmingham based Design company Kimberley-Jane: Design asks you to read on to discover how her dislike turned in to a fully fledged love affair… Would you believe me if I told you this website was built and designed in WordPress? Well it was and it only required a few weeks of planning. I have a background in Website Development and Graphic Design but like most designers my skills are stronger in one area …

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How important is Typography within your composition?

I often think that Typography is overlooked in print and digital artwork. For me it is the je ne sais quoi! It will either make or break the image, more often or not probably breaking it. I believe that some people don’t think of typography as an important part of designing or an art form. “It’s just a font, we have loads, and they look so similar!” (I hear you gasp designers) At the risk of boring those said believers I will ask one question: Do you realise how much …

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Why is a good logo design so important?

When people ask me to design them a logo I always ask a set of questions which are supposed to encourage the client to think about what they want. Quite often they don’t actually know but a logo is the most important thing to get right. A logo is what represents you, your company and your values. It is more likely that someone see’s your logo before they see or meet you. Whether you are the most approachable or best sales person in the world if you are not face …

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Design Winners at Fresh Business Thinking

Maybe I take my role as a designer a little too seriously but when I am surrounded my marketing material I cant help but analyse it. If I dont like it why dont I? What is it about their colour scheme that I like? Let me put it into context…Yesterday I went to the ‘Fresh Business Thinking’ conference and thumbs up to them because it was really informative and I came home buzzing with ideas. There were several stands and whilst most were not relevant to me I enjoyed examing …

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A Chance to Self Indulge!

My name is Kimberley Turrell and I am the creator of Kimberley-Jane: Design. I would like you to join me on my journey as a new business start up and I will share with you some truly inspirational work, I have already found some amazing stuff.