Finding Your Niche in Graphic Design: A Journey of Discovery

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Hey fellow designers! Today, let’s delve into the exciting world of finding your niche in graphic design. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to refine your focus, discovering your niche is essential for building a successful and fulfilling career in this creative field. So grab your sketchbook and let’s embark on this journey together! […]

CMYK vs. RGB: Best practices for using colour spaces correctly

Colour plays a significant role in design, branding, and visual communication – it’s one of the most important elements when designing. When it comes to working with colours in digital and print media, understanding the differences between CMYK and RGB colour spaces is crucial. In this blog, I’ll help unravel CMYK and RGB colour spaces […]

How to move a WordPress staging site to live using cPanel

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I recently moved one of my client’s websites from a staging site to a live site, and thought that this would be a good opportunity to write a step-by-step procedure of how it is done. It can seem like a daunting task if you’re new to website design and development, as there are a few […]

Stafford Eye Specialists

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Stafford Eye Specialists Services: Branding + Stationery + Signage We loved how this branding project turned out for Stafford Eye Specialists – a highly talented Ophthalmologist with over 15 years experience, working in the north Brisbane suburb of Stafford. Stafford Eye Specialists was well established and just needed branding to reflect their business, services and clientele. We […]

The Stafford Dermatologist

The Stafford Dermatologist Services: Branding + Business Cards + Letterhead + Flyers + Social media The Stafford Dermatologist is a well-known dermatology clinic located in Queensland, Australia. Having been opened since 2016, they had outgrown their existing branding and contacted Somewhere Studio to design new branding for their business. The much-needed update included a complete […]

Benefits of hiring a Graphic Designer for your business

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If you have clicked on this blog, I’m guessing that you are considering whether hiring a Graphic Designer for your business is necessary. It may be that you need help to design a logo, website, stationery or other marketing collateral. I’m pretty biased when it comes to the advantages of investing in good design (after […]

How long does a website take to design and build?

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As a website designer, I often get asked by new clients how long it takes to design and launch a new website, from start to finish. There are so many turning cogs when designing, building and launching a website, and this can vary from site to site (no two websites are the same!). What does […]

The Lennox

The Lennox Services: Print collateral + eDM and digital design The Lennox riverside apartments located in the heart of Parramatta were nearing completion. Aoyuan International approached Somewhere Studio to design a campaign to attract those seeking an elevated lifestyle. Graphic design included a custom eDM campaign in Mailchimp, printed flyers and print advertising. < […]

FREE SEO website tools I use to improve my client’s websites

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When a small business owner tells me their website isn’t producing leads and they feel as though their SEO (or lack of) may be the culprit, I put on my investigation hat and get to work – well, I more or less pour myself a cuppa, put on my glasses and get my nerd on. […]

Mesa Hurstville

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Mesa Hurstville Services: eDM campaign + Graphic design collateral Mesa is Hurstville’s newest masterplan development; comprising of 258 luxury apartments, local shopping, an urban park and Hurstville’s newest dining destination ‘Eat Street’. We loved working with the team at Mesa to design eye-catching branded collateral, including designing a custom eDM campaign in Mailchimp, printed flyers […]