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Hi from Milk and Beans!

Discussion in 'Introduction Forum:' started by IainQ, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. IainQ

    IainQ Member


    I'm Iain, a Milton Keynes and London based freelance designer.
    I gradutaed last year with a degree in Illustration and since then have worked for larger companires such as IKEA and smaller local run businesses near to where I live.

    Although I am making business, I still feel that I am only a small sapling in the design world, so any advice or tips to guide myself in the right direction/ push my design "out there" would be much appreciated. Please take a look at my online portfolio, and any feedback is also welcomed.

    Thanks for your support.
  2. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    Hello and welcome aboard DF!!
  3. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    Welcome one and all....
  4. Romack

    Romack Senior Member

  5. welcome to the forum, fellow Milton Keynesian LOL
  6. Northy

    Northy Junior Member

    Hi Iain,

    I'm a from MK too. My company is based just the other side of Stony Stratford if you're ever passing by and want to drop in for a coffee and talk web/design stuff. Google "Method & Class" and you should find us.

    I like your site and your work, keep at it. Are you trying to get freelance work from design agencies or companies or both? You could try sending some HTML emails using something like Campaign Monitor - it's easy to track who's opened them etc then.

    All the best,

  7. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    Hi Iain,

    Welcome to Design Forums, we've had a number of useful threads in the business section of the forums with regards to gettting your work out there and finding new business/clients, so would recommend having a dig through some of the topics there.

    I hope you enjoy the forums :)
    Thanks, Greg
  8. IainQ

    IainQ Member

    Thanks everyone and Greg, I shall take a look at that for sure!

    Northy - Coffee sounds good :) Thank you. What day/ time would be best for you?
  9. DesignMyBox

    DesignMyBox Member

    Milk & Beans! What beans are we talking about? Is it cold milk or warm?
    Not that I'd ever have beans with milk or vice versa, just wondering...

    Oh and welcome to the forum ! :coffee:
  10. samjacksondesign

    samjacksondesign Senior Member

    Hi Iain, welcome to DF:)

  11. IainQ

    IainQ Member

    @DesignMyBox - At the moment they are soggy beans :( It's raining - But Milk and beans is a slang term for Milton Keynes :p Very sad i know! :dfshirt:
  12. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    Say hi to the cows dude!

    Moist milkers...nice.
  13. IainQ

    IainQ Member

    I used to travel past the cows every day on the train on the way to uni - they looked quite dry from where i was sitting ;)
  14. CTL Designs

    CTL Designs Member

    Just down the road, Hi!
  15. IainQ

    IainQ Member

    Hi CTL - Where are you based?
  16. DesignMyBox

    DesignMyBox Member

    Milton Keyes...Milk &! How cool :D
  17. Jimlad

    Jimlad Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum IainQ. Milk and Beans, haha like it.
  18. IainQ

    IainQ Member

    hehe It's iainq as in ian but spelt the scottish way - stupid capital i looks like an L - i even get post with it addressed to Lain lol

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