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There's no 'one' thing about this project I love, but as a whole I really like it. Nice cohesive brand work. Pity I can't find a website for the brand anywhere…
Badaboom is an ambitious company and it is barely three years since it started trading.  It designs textiles made from bamboo, a material with a set of functions that give the products properties that are a bit out of the ordinary. The fibres are as smooth as silk, while at the same time supressing unpleasant odours. The products also prevent bacteria formation and are particularly well-suited for people with allergies. Bamboo is a fast-growing p...
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Finished reading Dave Eggers ‘The Circle ’ tonight. Enjoyed it. Any suggestions for what to read next? Could be anything – I'm aiming (and on track for) at least a book a month this year.
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Because self-publicity is the best kind. 
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And a quote from Elmwood designer Ben Brears too! Brilliant, well done Ben :-D xx
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Amusing photo of the day: The Hairy Bikers holding print outs of my work. Buy 'em at Morrisons already!
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Whoop whoop. Well done Ben xx
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Elmwood's packaging for Morrisons 'Just For Kids' range. Some very talented colleagues of mine in the Leeds studio are behind this one. 
"Leading design consultancy Elmwood has unveiled a new brand identity for Morrisons kids&a...
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Our friends at Heck are featured on Red Online again. Ch-ch-ch-ch-check it out. 
Flip and fry burgers, sausages, and veggie fare for the ultimate summer feast with our pick of the best barbecue food. From sizzling sausages and organic burgers to vegetable skewers and meat-free morsels, we’ve got your summer dining sorted.
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Nice steady 18 miles today. Rode to Saltaire and back. Far more up and down than it seemed in the car on Saturday...
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Very nice out towards Pateley Bridge too. 
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Our (Elmwood Leeds) branding for Goal picked up a silver at the Fresh Awards on Friday. My 'I wish I'd thought of that' project of the year so far. 
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Just realised my thighs are a bit burnt along with a narrow strip that ran between my arms warmers and gloves. Whoops. I guess that's the perils of cycling on a warm day. Sun cream next time I think. 
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Watching TV, rocking the babies bouncer and briefing an illustrator in Madrid over email. Multi-tasking Saturday for the win!
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This CSI this missus is watching appears to star not only Black Sabbath, but also Gaius Baltar from Battlestar Galactica. Bit odd. If the plot twist is that Ozzy is a Cylon I'm gonna kick off #CSI   #blacksabbath   #battlestargalactica  
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Graphic Design
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Branding, Packaging, Typography, Digital Design, Illustration
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Branding and packaging designer. Father. Wannabe cyclist.
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I’m a twenty-something graphic designer at award winning branding and packaging agency, Elmwood. I am fascinated by great ideas, great typography and touchable, tactile design. I also have a weakness for puns, strong coffee and Rotherham United Football Club.
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