Whether you’re a lover of all things ‘arty’ or just looking for some Christmas design inspiration then you’re in for a treat. Our Sevenses blog this month is getting festive and features inspiring Christmas creations from some of our best-loved retailers and institutions. We have a whole host of delights for you, including our favourite Christmas adverts, animations, exhibitions and book releases. We hope you all have a great Christmas and a very happy New Year.
November is a busy month and is typically dominated by Bonfire Night, Thanksgiving and whispers of Christmas
Thankfully the November edition of our ‘Sevenses blog’ is devoid of any of these things and is instead, a simple appreciation of all things design and arty. If you’re enjoying our new Sevenses blog then make sure you checkout the other design inspirations that have caught our eye in recent months. Enjoy!
Advertising is an inescapable part of our lives. Everyday we’re bombarded with adverts, messages and discounts. On the internet our behaviour, purchases and browsing history is monitored and used by advertisers who target us in our personal spaces when we least expect it.
October has been a pretty incredible month for design enthusiasts like us! If you’re not familiar with our ‘Sevenses blogs’ yet, here’s a reminder of what they’re all about. Each month, we curate our 7 best and most loved bits of art, design, architecture and animation and compile them into a beautiful summary of design inspiration. Don’t forget to check out our September edition. It’s a feast for the eyes!
Earlier this week the design team at SomeBrightSpark were huddled round a computer… in silence. With heads tilted in critical evaluation, the office fell into a unusual silence unnerving the rest of the team. Normally, this kind of behaviour means one of two things. Either they were struggling to decide where to go for lunch or they had found something they liked. What had caught their attention? The new concept car from Honda.
At the start of July we embarked on a new initiative: To engage with independent creative experts and businesses in the Leicester area. When we heard that a the store below us was becoming available to occupy, we jumped at the chance. This is how we transformed an old and beloved store into a creative work space, based in the heart of Leicester’s creative Cultural Quarter.
Over the last two months SomeBrightSpark has been nurturing the brooding talents of intern, Ralph Lyons.
A student from the Loughborough University, studying Visual Communication and Illustration, Ralph joined us having just completed his second year, to help out during our busy summer period. Now that it’s time to bid farewell to Ralph, we talk to him to find out what he’s learned during his stay with the SomeBrightSpark family.
We all LOVE PowerPoint don’t we? Don’t we? Well Forbes recently published an article suggesting that there are minimal advantages to using PowerPoint and, based on research undertaken by Harvard University, that businesses should stop using it. Well… here are some of the advantages of PowerPoint.
If you’ve been following our Creative Agencies blog series, you’ll already know that outsourcing creative work can really benefit your business. Whether you’re working with freelancers or an agency, a successful outcome starts with a detailed and well-discussed brief. This is our guide to briefing creative agencies.
Businesses often need to outsource work to creative agencies. Google makes searching for agencies relatively easy, but if you’re new to creative recruitment, then the vetting, briefing, and pitching process can be an overwhelming experience. Read More
The Telelectric store, located on the corner of Halford Street, is a familiar site for locals and visitors of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter; but after 35 years of selling electronic components and equipment the owner has now retired and the shop is about to begin an exciting new chapter.
Last month local creative experience agency, SomeBrightSpark, designed and delivered the creative content that would provide the spark for the highly prestigious D&AD Professional Awards event; where the finest creative minds in design and advertising are recognised and celebrated globally. Read More
We’re looking for a talented mid-weight graphic designer to boost our team.
Due to a number of exciting new client wins, we’re looking for a mid-weight graphic designer to join our growing creative team.
You’ll ideally have a minimum of two year’s agency experience and a great portfolio of work. Read More
Christmas is nearly upon us and we’d like to thank all of our clients and suppliers for making 2016 a great year for SomeBrightSpark.
Usually we would send each of you a Christmas card but this year we will be donating the production, print and postage costs to Muscular Dystrophy UK.