The thoughts, work and ideas of Liam Dempsey

Liam Dempsey

An Ongoing Worksite

This happy little website serves as a testing ground and play area for me. While the content is always 'real', the design and functionality vary from time to time as I often play with ideas here. I do so on a 'live' site so as to encourage myself to make the changes quickly.

Entries Tagged as 'Print design'

That London Logo

April 17th, 2010 · Comments Off on That London Logo

Three years on from the launch of the London 2012 logo, celebrating the Summer Olympics, I still don’t like the logo design.

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Tags: Business · Print design · Web design

Back in the U.S.A.

September 13th, 2009 · 4 Comments

As I announced on lbdesign’s website last month, I have now returned to the USA. After spending seven very happy years in the UK, it was the right time to move back to America. I’ve landed in Pennsylvania, a very historic corner of the world. It’s a lovely area, with plenty of trees, hills and […]

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Tags: Print design · Social Networking · Web design

Home for sale

August 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on Home for sale

I was recently able to assist with the design and production of a brochure for the sale of a home on Chicago’s North Shore. The lovely home, located in Wilmette, Illinois, is now on the market. I invite you to check out the website and brochure that I put together: 2232 Elmwood Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois […]

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A good printer is next to godliness

August 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The creation and production of any brochure, flyer or bit of stationery is a tale of two halves. The graphic designer comes up with look and feel of the piece, and then turns it over to a printer to complete the equation. In the UK, there are a plethora of printers willing to accept my […]

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Tags: Print design

Calculated coolness

July 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Earlier this morning, back when it was still dark out and I was too tired to turn on the lights in my office, I was seated at my desk, using the stark lighting of the monitor to see the keyboard. (Sound familiar to anyone?) I was using the calculator to figure out some basic maths […]

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Changing default language for text-boxes in InDesign

May 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments

If you’re an Adobe InDesign user and not based in the United States, then you probably don’t produce flyers, brochures and the like in American English. Yet that’s the default language for text boxes in InDesign. So, how do you change the default setting to whatever language is more appropriate for your clients? It’s really […]

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The Logo Lounge 3

October 6th, 2007 · Comments Off on The Logo Lounge 3

I began this week by jumping into a new corporate identity project for a new client, and I was in the mood for a bit of inspiration. I wanted to get something about logo design or a book of logos. I was reluctant to buy something off the web because I wanted to flip through […]

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Sharing Colour Palettes in Adobe Creative Suite

September 14th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Recently, I created a website and promotional postcard for a wonderful street arts festival called Arts Fresco. The festival is organised by Caterina Loriggio, an amazingly creative and professional festival director and street arts programmer, and is held in the lovely village of Market Harborough. Now in its sixth year, the line up at Arts […]

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