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Alan Firmin
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Last week I posted a beautiful set of posters created by Sean Ford for the UEFA EURO 2016.
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14 Amazing Graphic Design Trends To Follow http://flip.it/TgxIz #design #graphicdesign #trends 
Look around and you will notice the power of graphic designs everywhere. Graphic designs have become a part of our everyday lives in a variety of shapes such as signage, books, posters, websites, branding, packaging, magazines and newspapers. [mainimage]
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Creative briefs: The worst pieces of communication in history http://flip.it/X3pJG #creativebrief #advertising #design #business 
Briefs serve one purpose, and one purpose only: covering ass.
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Top 8 Art World Instagram Accounts for Art Enthusiasts http://flip.it/YZuV- #instagram #socialmedia #art
As social media's influence on the art market grows, the art world continues to generate a dynamic mix of tastemakers that range from coll...
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Packaging You Shouldn't Miss In May 2016 http://flip.it/n1ZZr #packaging #design 
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45 Startup Website Designs, Templates and Tools Worth Saving http://flip.it/ZWknA #startups #website #design 
Here are some great startup website designs. Some of them are websites of actual startups while others are startup website templates.
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UEFA EURO 2016 Poster Series http://flip.it/_Fmxd #euro2016 #posters #design
For the fans of football or soccer as we call it here in the US, Sean Ford created a fantastic series of posters created for each country represented at UEFA EURO 2016 in France, using elements from their respective flags.
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Breaking Out Of The Box: Design Inspiration (June 2016) http://flip.it/GK6BP #design #illustration #inspiration 
There’s no doubt that simple design is hard, since it requires much more thought and inspiration. It’s about understanding exactly what your users need. Colors play a major role, and today I’d like to show you a couple of illustrations that may motivate you to try out some new color combinations and techniques. Take a look at the following photographs, posters and book covers that have been created with some really inspiring shades and color p...
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14 Top Instagrams to Follow For Design http://flip.it/60R-a #design #instagram #socialmedia 
As entrepreneurs and designers, it can be easy to get into a rut - looking at the same feeds, websites, apps and blogs for inspiration. Change it up - browse some of our favorite design-minded Instagrams. Share your favorites in the comments!
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Wonderful Plasticine Miniatures Sculptures http://flip.it/Q5ffJ #models #miniatures #sculptures 
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Beautiful Typography Logos for Your Inspiration http://flip.it/RH72u #typography #logos #inspiration 
A logo is an essential part of corporate identity. yet it is mind-bogglingly challenging to create a simple yet easy-to-remember logo. Getting back to basics and using nothing more than a typeface to create a logo may be the brilliant solution you are looking for. A smart use
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3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World http://flip.it/SZiJJ #website #design 
Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main…
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Founder & CVO of Squirrol
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Hi, my name is Alan and I am the Founder and CVO of Squirrol, an online community for collectors to share, blog, discuss, learn, add events and meet collectors from all over the world.

I am the Digital Marketing Director for Bridgeman Images the world's leading supplier of rights managed Art, Culture and Historic images and footage.

I’ve been been in advertising & Marketing for over 20 years with Grey Worldwide, Draftfcb, VML and Y&R in many countries around the world. The major work was conducted in these markets;  England, France, Holland, Kuwait, Lebanon and Dubai. I have been fortunate to work on most of the major global brands during my career including IKEA, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, Nokia to name but a few.

I have won nearly 30 awards in advertising. I am a Published writer, artist, poet, Advanced PADI scuba diver and love to play most sports but especially Football, Golf and Tennis. I am very happily married to a beautiful woman and we have two amazing children.

It's great to meet you! Take care Alan.
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Regional Creative Director & Digital Strategic Director
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Branding, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, Design, Key Note Speaker
Employment
  • Squirrol
    Founder & CVO, present
  • VML
    Regional Creative Director & Digital Strategic Director, present
  • Y&R
    Regional Creative Director
  • DraftFCB
    Creative Director
  • Grey Worldwide
    Creative Director
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Male
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March 21