Hepatitis awareness presentation material


I was in the process of packing for holiday (always very last minute where we’re concerned) when Dave announced that he’d just agreed to do a quick job for Fleishman Hillard before we left. ‘It won’t take long, just put together a couple of images for something …’. The brief arrived – it was for a 3 metre long poster presenting the entire plan for a World Hepatitits Day campaign, including the design of some icons and some A0-sized posters alongside.

That was indeed a late night with a takeaway and all hands on deck, but the client was very happy and grateful. Needless to say, the ironing didn’t get done before we boarded the plane.

M P Robertson Esq – Beware! Dragons!


Last year we built and launched a web site for M P Robertson Esq. (less formally known as Mark). Mr Robertson creates, draws and writes about dragons (amongst other things) for a living, from a shed at the end of his garden. He also gives fantastic talks and creature-drawing workshops at schools. Aside from the site itself, we designed and helped write downloadable lesson plans and information sheets.

The dragon on the landing page was of course brought to life by Dave who took one of Mark’s amazing paintings, dissected and reconstructed it so you can’t see the joins. It was then animated in true Dave style, with sound mixed to create a convincingly dragonish roar, whatever that sounds like (apparently it’s an elephant mixed with fire). On the first day of launch Mark had 3 requests for school visits, and within a week he had fan mail from a 6 year old boy who found the site, and now he seems to be on a national tour of schools. (Must ask if we can design the tour T-shirt.)

My favourite quote is high praise indeed from a little girl after one of Mark’s workshops: ‘It was the best day of my life … better than Legoland!’ So beat that, Legoland!

M P Robertson, coming to a school near you. Book him while he’s hot, ladies and gentlemen! And look out for his other publications.