On the 18 May we (MOLARBEAR) finally launched our debut album “STORKLORD” – it’s available from our bandcamp on state-of-the-art compact disc format with a t-shirt and all major streaming outlets. But the design on this album is something of note. Adam McCaulsand (death by default design) knocked it completely out of the park with this…


I am now working at Maynooth University in County Kildare with the very 90s title of Webmaster. Finally I’ll be able to concentrate on one aspect of my design work 9-5pm (5:30pm) but so far it is a LOT less schizophrenic but I do miss the breadth of work I got to undertake at Ulster….

Gee Bee Model R

Beautiful but dangerous. There’s something incredibly appealing about this little plane. Designed for manoeuvrability  in air races, it inspires some kind of retro futuristic feeling in it’s seeming denial of laws of physics and traditional aeronautical design. I love it. It reminds me of the Famicon video game Twin Bee. For some reason I had…

Gojira FX – Defectron

This time I put together an homage to Transformers (Generation 1) and the 80s that spawned it. I went with a frankly offensive colour scheme loaded with magenta and warm orange gradients with a drawn representation of Megatron becoming Galvatron in the original Transformers animated movie. I started black and white and worked my way…


Fun personal project for a friend and prolific writer who is starting a new blog about her experiences with yoga with the humour and obvious Irish flavour for which she is known. Link to follow. Find out more about Ciara here:

Pivot Thinking

Great article and video on “Pivot Thinking” and the history and neuroscience behind design thinking Source: A Brief History of Design Thinking: How Design Thinking Came to ‘Be’


As it turns out, many organizations just don’t have a need for personas to drive design decisions, because most of their design needs just aren’t that complex. I know many folks out there who are a bit more idealistic than I am might bristle on this—and I want to hear from them—but there comes a…


Collection of posters from recent History research events, including regular seminars and the international Canadian Association of Irish Studies Conference.

Boxing Lessons

Layout and design for posters for local coach Rodney McBride (from Performance Massage) in the arcade style of the video game, “Street Fighter”, using Arcade Font and Balrog Sprite.

EuroCALL & Debbie McCune

Manic month of January coming to an end and updates from before Christmas include final completion of EuroCALL brand (site designed already delivered) and fiction author Debbie McCune (brand and site):    

Representations of Jews in Irish Literature

I’m glad to be involved in this project. The exhibitions are starting to launch and it is getting a little bit exciting! The launch event in Dublin was fantastically attended and congratulations to the whole team! More updates towards the end of the month as we begin to wrap up the site. Royal Irish Academy Review

Performance Massage

Print work for Rodney McBride’s Performance Massage: Letterheads Posters   Gift Certificates Business Cards