refreshingly creative
can3

Creative design solutions for over 30 years

BOOK COVERS
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For corporate and self-published authors
WEBSITES
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Designed and deployed using WordPress
INFO GRAPHICS
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Making sense of complex information
EVENTS DESIGN
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Themes for Corporate & Academic Events
PRODUCT LABELS
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For various artisan FMG food products

"If you don't take risks, you will always work for someone who does."

Website designer & graphic artist

Welcome to my personal website!

This site is a design and layout experiment - it's not pretty or perfect (like my Nelson NZ web design work), but it's fun! This place let's me try out some cool web design techniques in my own personal space on the interwebs.

For privacy and ethical reasons, I am not on social media. Instead, find out more about the real me by connecting the old fashioned way - by phone, text or email.

It is a pleasure having you here. Read some old-school blog archives, read about my humble beginnings, or visit my full-time design studio at Tintagel Nelson.

Welcome

And welcome to my blog. This site will be a depository for my ideas, thoughts and trends in all things I dare to deem commercial, creative and worth investigation. That is not to...

A very palatable client

I'm over the moon to have just picked up Cloudy Bay as a new client.The winery takes its name from the bay at the eastern extremity of the Wairau Valley. It was named...

3D Dragon: video and download

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXvMeupScTs This is a really cool optical illusion! Have a look at the video above (only 38 sec), and then download a dragon of your colour choice below and try it for yourself....

You are a Legend Paul Verdon!

The Legends of World Rugby collectors edition book is now available in New Zealand.This remarkable limited edition book has been signed by 75 of the worlds best players from the armature era and...

My 1970’s Odd Rod’s sticker collection!

https://youtu.be/2Pw3Bw4FyII These are a bunch of really cool stickers that I collected back in the 1970's. Retouched in Photoshop CS3 circa 2008. Edited and put to a rocking track by the Subways for...

Student animations from 1990

Back in the day, the Amiga 2000 was used to create broadcast graphics at TVNZ. As a graduate design student in 1990, I created an odd collection of animations, some of which were...

Enjoy some of my fave eye-candy

“The reality we now face implores us to act.”

AL GORE
Founder & Chairman,The Climate Reality Project