School Graduation Yearbook Design

School yearbook design Cork graduation book self publishing

School Yearbook design I’ve been really busy the last few weeks with client work that I haven’t been ready to share yet, so my own socials have been quiet as I tip away in the background. This is part of my role as a designer to share work first with the client, and once they […]

Infographic design featured on RTE website

infographic design RTE PR SEO Hottest counties in Ireland

Infographic design featured on RTE’s website It’s a total cracker today! This is a recent infographic I produced for Active Iron as part of their research into the sunniest counties in Ireland that was featured on RTE’s lifestyle section of their website today. Have a read of the RTE article here to see how your county […]

Empowering affirmation cards for women- now on sale

empowering affirmation cards for women graphic design Diane Higgins Ireland Irish

Empowering affirmations for women- on sale now! Now on sale! These beautiful affirmation cards that I designed to compliment the wonderful affirmations of my client Aisling Daly are on sale  over at Aisling’s website thriveforlife.ie They are a lovely product with a high quality finish and a beautiful presentation box. I have been using my deck […]

Podcast cover- Thrive for Life

podcast cover image design thrive for life podcast Aisling Daly, Diane Higgins Design Cork

Podcast cover design- Thrive for Life Podcast listenership is up. One third of Irish adults now listen to podcasts, an 100% increase since March, thanks to covid changing our media consumption habits.* If you haven’t started a podcast by now, now is the time! Need a cover for your podcast? You’ve come to the right […]

Network Cork business woman of the year awards 2021 nominee

network cork business woman of the year awards 2021 nominee

Network Cork Business Woman of the Year Awards 2021 Nominee I received my nominee badge from the Network Cork business woman of the year awards, 2021, as a member of the Cork branch of Network Ireland. The shortlist will be announced in May, so fingers crossed, although I know I will be in such great […]

I love my job (and doodling)!

Logo design Cork. Logo Design. Graphic Design. Brand Designer. Diane Higgins Graphic Designer Ireland. Brand Design Cork.

I love my job (and doodling)! I love my job! This afternoon I was doing some concept work for an upcoming logo design. I’ve always been someone who doodled at the side of my school notebook. Now it’s part of my process. I try to get away from the computer and my desk and find […]

Wax seal wedding invitations

Wax seal wedding invitations – back to basics of design Back to the traditional craft of design. Sometimes I find that there’s a bit too much screen time involved so I enjoyed the therapeutic work of putting wax seals on some lovely wedding stationery this afternoon at @republicofwork. Once I got into the groove working […]

What does a designer do?

what does a designer do

What does a designer do? If anyone was wondering what a designer does day to day, here’s a view of what’s on my to do list for today. I won’t get it all done today, but I will certainly be working my through these over this week and next week, and there’s more on the […]

Support local: A sketch of Idaho Cafe, Cork

support local Cork Idaho Cafe

Support local: A sketch of Idaho Cafe, Cork Continuing with the support local theme and because you all liked me sharing my sketches last week, here’s a pre-covid sketch of the lovely Idaho Cafe, Cork, one of my all time favourite places. Myself and Kevin Higgins used to meet there every Friday evening for a download […]

The secret to becoming a designer

becoming a designer process

The secret to becoming a designer I’m going to let you in on the secret to becoming a designer. I know that people are not supposed to share these trade secrets like this so keep it quiet when I tell you. Spoiler alert: it’s not about being a Picasso with a pencil (although it would […]