New Old Tech
Winning the B-Hive Creative Competition, Birmingham
As progress continues to accelerate, Sush Kelly warns of the dangers of being seduced by every next big thing.
Diving into the world of Children's Illustrations
Our Junior Designer, Abi Bills, talks about her experience at the BHive Creative Competition in Birmingham, and how she came away with two awards!
Using pen and paper within the design process
Meg explains her process in creating characters for a children's illustrated book.
Stuck in the 80’s with my Wacom
Sometimes it's good to step away from the screen...
Our Junior Designer, Abi Bills, creates a digital painting using her new Wacom Tablet.
With it’s pleasing vintage colour palette and beautifully crafted screen print illustrations, ‘Seasons’ by French illustrator Blex Bolex is a wholesome and thought provoking read.
They just can't get rid of me!
The Chinese say that the most beautiful thing in existence is a blank space, a clean untouched piece of paper, an empty white room, an uninterrupted area of nothing……simply pure space.
What gets our juices flowing?
Our Newest Imagineer, Abi, reflects on her time at Imaginate so far and how it is benefitting her University Degree.
Staying up to date with developments in design and digital endeavours requires above all a genuine curiosity, and a practiced discernment.
It's that wonderful time of year...
Meg decided to test out George's GoPro on her lunchbreak, by drawing a quick biro bear...
Crazy 8s - How they can help any Designer
Our inhouse illustrators Meg and Christina have been busy making our geometric-themed Christmas cards and presents, here's a little sneak peak!
When in a role where you oversee other designer/developers and help mould the companies use of technology it is important to be like a sponge when it comes to researching new techniques and ways of working.
8 Best Practices for Image Editing in PHP
At Imaginate we like to encourage the studio expand their creative boundaries by having ‘Imagi Days’.
36 Hand-drawn frames
With this article you will gain a working knowledge of image editing with code. This will be perfect for building systems that automates image editing with a friendly client side interface.
51 Weeks Later (A Year in Design)
We had fun experimenting with some hand-drawn animation in the studio this week.
Creating our very own Flamboyance of Flamingos
A year on from her first post, Meg looks back on what she's learnt during her Apprenticeship at Imaginate.
Implementing new communication tools
We challenged Meg to brighten up the stairs to the studio entrance today.
Our New Home
Over the last 12 months we have been experimenting with several new pieces of software to try and optimise studio communication and also provide some clarity to our processes when working on projects.
In search of perfection
It's been over a year since we moved into our new home, and my oh my how time flies!
It seems like an endless quest... to try and refine process and structure to optimise the way you work.