The grocery is never a place I would willfully find myself, however since embarking on carving out a niche as a Package Designer I decided that I should definitely go to the home of all these products – the supermarket. The grocery really is a haven for design (both good and bad) and …Read More
I was recently interviewed for REC magazine, a pull out in the T&T Guardian, see below to read the interview in full.Read More
Let me give a bit of a back story as to how I got into illustrating chalkboards...
Matthew of Sticky Bones BBQ asked me one day if I would quote him to do some illustrations on the chalkboard...
One of my recent projects was the redesign of The Sweet Beet labels. The brief was simple; Alix & Stefanie (The Sweet Beet co-founders) wanted new labels that carried a visual punch. Something that stood out on the shelves of the stores that carry their products along side other similar products of different brands. They wanted a product that they could proudly show off, and hopefully one that their customers will show off as well...Read More
I started my Instagram journey on Feb 21st 2016 feeling pretty inspired. I made a pledge to post an illustration everyday onto the social media platform in the hope of becoming better at what I do and at the same time broaden my audience and get moreRead More
My name is Nick Huggins and I don't believe in talent. I never have and I probably never will. Well, at least the dictionary definition of Talent.
Talent, as defined by the top hit on google is...Read More
Unless you've been living under a Geodude for the last month, you would have heard about Pokemon Go by now. Pokemon Go will definitely...Read More
So with the 2016 Rio Olympics upon us, I decided to do a countdown of my Top 5 favourite logos from every Summer Olympic Games. Let me know which you like or if you think...Read More
There are some weeks where I feel a sense of artistic inspiration from morning until night and I find the ability to create a lot of illustrations and think of a bunch of cool ideas with seamless ease. Other weeks however, it is a bit of a struggle to find the energy to pull out a blank canvas or to create a new file in illustrator. If this happens to you as well, I've put together a few things I find helpful to do when I'm stuck in a rut that help me find the creative energy.
1) Look at other artists/designers who are better than you. My number one source for finding and interacting with other designers is Instagram. Check out some of my favourite Instagrammers here.Read More
Instagram has recently become my new favourite social media platform, and I have been spending maybe too much time on the app. Apart from posting everyday, I also thoroughly enjoy going through the feeds of other designers and illustrators. There are a few that when I see their work I think "dammit, I wish I thought of that." Here is a list of ten of those vector artists that I always keep up with (in no particular order.) Make sure to give them a Follow to be inspired everyday!Read More
This essay will deal with the role and importance of characters and storylines in Trinidad and Tobago Carnival and more specifically, in the work of Peter Minshall. In order to define the work of Peter Minshall, we must first define Carnival.Read More