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Together we stand against racism 2560 2560 Jackie Maddocks Creates

Together we stand against racism

Together we stand against racism event unites Hitchin community… In response to the racist abuse experienced by England footballers after the Euros, Tony Williams, Chairperson for North Herts Diversity…

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The Basics of Typography 2560 1709 Jackie Maddocks Creates

The Basics of Typography

I love love love typography – as a graphic designer it’s a way of expressing feelings and value – plus the words themselves of course! It fascinates me almost…

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Shop Local & Support Independents

This year it’s been more important than ever to support small businesses, buy from independents & shop local. 🎁💌 So let’s take a look at some of my favourites……

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Colour Works

The influence of colour Colour is a vital part of communicating your brand, as colour can have an instant effect of how your audience feels and reacts to your…

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My first year of being Freelance 3333 3333 Jackie Maddocks Creates

My first year of being Freelance

Wow I can’t believe it’s been a year! I’ve put together a celebratory post to share with you some of my first year highlights. I do love an infographic!…

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Design Trends

My top 5! As I do every year around January and February, I’ve been researching what’s going to be hot and on trend this year in the design world!…

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