Essex is a richly diverse county with great links to the City of London. This makes visiting the area and the DSD studio an enjoyable experience. These articles explore what to expect when you visit.
Have you ever stopped to think about what a wonderful thing a piece of cake is? Equally, a piece of cake is an age-old English idiom to claim that something can be easily achieved. In this post our guest author, David Kightley (aka the Old Sage), compares the key ingredients required to create both a…Read More
It’s crazy to think that we’ve already been ‘city-based’ for almost a month! It was way back on August 3rd that I first visited 78 New London Road; soon to become DSD’s new home and third studio in the firm’s 12-year history. The path to moving studios started in early January this year when we…Read More
Painting by numbers is seen by some as cheating, but to others it’s an artistic process and a godsend that allows relative novices to create a masterpiece! In this post our guest author, David Kightley, paints a picture of how DSD has been built on numbers from its foundation in 2009 right up to the…Read More
Waves of workers have begun to return to their jobs after those who were unable to carry out business from home were encouraged to head back. It may indeed be a case of off to work we go but not necessarily as we knew it before COVID-19. In this post our guest author, David Kightley,…Read More
Dan Summers Design, increasingly known as DSD, celebrates its tenth anniversary on 26 October 2019. A decade ago, if somebody had offered us getting on for 250 direct clients in the first ten years we’d have taken that! In this post, our guest author David Kightley (aka the Old Sage) looks back on our journey…Read More
1. Create original content There are literally hundreds of websites offering stock images that you can use for your marketing and social media content. From chargeable providers such as iStock Photo (www.istockphoto.com) to free sources like Pexels (www.pexels.com), these give you the peace-of-mind that you are using content that is copyright free. However it also means…Read More
Welcome to Chelmsford Visitors arriving by road in Chelmsford, the county town of Essex and granted city status in 2012, are currently welcomed by ten brown road signs proudly proclaiming that Chelmsford is the birthplace of radio. Continue into the city centre and a stone’s throw from the Civic Centre is Marconi Plaza with its…Read More