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Alan Firmin
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Simple Black and White Design http://flip.it/.jZhh
It is holiday in the US this Monday and besides resting a bit and trying to learn new things, like a new language (italian this time). I took some time to work on the final details of the new Abduzeedo site.
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Awesome Design Marks for Burton Snowboards http://flip.it/mTxSp
French studio BMD Design specializes in design marks and created some amazing designs for Burton. In this post we selected some of the work they did for Burton Parkitect and the details are amazing. Check it out!
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Artist Carves Pencil Lead into the Tiniest Train on Rails http://flip.it/TOwxS
Using a magnifying glass and X-Acto knife, artist Cindy Chinn has carved a tiny train out of a pencil and its lead. The miniature piece is less than an inch tall and over five-and-a-half inches long, showcasing part of the locomotive barreling through a dark tunnel. Here, the wood casing plays an integral part of the piece and serves as a landscape for Chinn’s intricate graphite chiseling. To construct this impressive sculpture, Chinn used an ass...
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45 New Innovative Logo Designs For Design Inspiration http://flip.it/heSjO
Typically, a logo’s design is for immediate recognition. The logo is one aspect of a company’s commercial brand, or economic or academic entity, and its shapes, colors, fonts, and images usually are different from others in a similar market. [mainima
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Studio Branding Guidelines Template for Adobe InDesign http://flip.it/rbhEa
A great studio branding guidelines template in a modern and minimalist brochure design. Whether for clients or for the own design studio, creating a unique
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Are You an ‘Instagram Husband?’ Short Parody Highlights the Plight of Husbands Who Take Cute Photos of Their Wives http://flip.it/SZLDQ
"Behind every cute girl on Instagram is a guy like me, and a brick wall." So says one of the beleaguered men in “Instagram Husband”, a short parody by The
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Editorial Design Inspiration: Road Lifestyle Magazine http://flip.it/ydEZf
I love to see design from other countries and cultures to look at it with different eyes and enjoy what they are doing. Road SKODA is a lifestyle magazine from Poland with a very inspiring design. Check it out!
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15 Creative Wrapping Paper Designs http://flip.it/TZG24
Feast your eyes on a roundup of beautiful wrapping paper designs, and enter the Print Celebrates Design competition before the Dec. 1 deadline!
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Best Photography 2015 http://flip.it/PoN9R
Check out this selection of our best photography features from 2015! The year is almost over, time to look back to the most outstanding projects featured i
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2015 Target Branding by Allan Peters http://flip.it/rY1Iq
Allan Peters is a creative director/designer based in Minneapolis, MN.
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Editorial Design: TransWorld Surf Magazine http://flip.it/sZoDS
Editorial design is the biggest source of reference for me anytime I look for inspiration. Designing products require much more than just beautiful compositions.
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30 Unusual and Geeky Ornaments http://flip.it/-Fwbg
Give your tree a little character with one of these ornaments.
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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
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  • 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
Birthday
March 21