I think it’s important to give back and help younger designers coming into the marketplace – so when I was invited by Bristol Art School to be a visiting lecturer on their Fashion and Graphics courses it gave me an opportunity to see what I could do to help.
We would like to show respect to Trevor Baylis has passed away today. What an amazing man – he was the man who came up with the idea of the ‘wind up radio’ that has transformed lives in countries where they do not have reliable electricity supplies.
In the aftermath of the #Brexit vote – we, like many others, are feeling a little bit shocked. Maybe it’s just our enterprising mindset, but within minutes of the reality setting in we were thinking hard about the new opportunities this had opened up.
Today is our Anniversary of starting Design IQ in 1985. Since we started – we have designed everything from fashion clothing and sports clothing such as printed skiwear, football apparel and shin pads, promotional products for games companies, merchandise for big brands such as Coca Cola and Formula One teams to technical running and outdoor apparel and women’s fitness kit, tents and technical outdoor bags and luggage and gadget bags for IT kit…!
Seasonal shut down – 2015 has been a most amazing year for Design IQ and we have had an amazing variety of new design projects in work for clients. We would like to thank all our clients for their custom.
OK, maybe we should not express preferences when it comes to sport – but we are thrilled that Lewis Hamilton has just won the Formula One World championship – for the third time. He’s such an exciting diver to watch – behind the sweet demenour is a hard core racer.
Is it better in these days of ‘next to nothing’ returns from the banks to tuck your money away in savings – or invest in your own bright idea’s, hire a professional to help you develop it ready for the market and – yes – “take a risk” that your ideas about the market are good.
We are launching a new product – and the leaves are falling, colours are bright and days are crisp – perfect for a photo shoot tommorrow. We are working with a keen runner on a running shoot so catching her as she rushes past could be tricky!
We love cycling, doing road biking, bike commuting and mountain biking - we'd love to design some clever cycle bags - there are huge opportunities in this marketplace!