Five websites worth checking out

Sometimes it’s by seeing what others have done well that you can be inspired to do things better yourself. So,...

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We’ve done it at last!

If you find award submissions tricky, then you’re exactly the kind of person Nikita Morell and I have been thinking...

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A word about your favourite client

Thinking about what makes a great client is a very useful first step in working out how to write and...

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A copywriter might not be what you need right now

A new website is the perfect opportunity to rediscover the driving force of your practice. So, more and more, I'm...

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Lovely news for a rainy September afternoon

Last year I spent a very enjoyable time getting to know Studio Egret West. It was in the days when...

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Three of my favourite things

I wrote something for the Museum of Architecture recently. It’s about purpose, story and voice, which are three of my...

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Can you help us help you?

Award submissions… They’re tricky, awkward things. But writing one might be about to get easier. I’m working with Nikita Morrell, my...

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Looking ahead, not down

I’ve been very silent recently, but it hasn’t felt like a good time to give out tips about how to...

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Bikes, books and stamps. And a proper welcome.

I do like a brand new year. I don’t make resolutions, but I do tidy up my working habits and...

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Is ‘out loud’ so very different?

I’m all about the words on the page. But sometimes it’s good to do something a bit different. So a...

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Shorter, simpler, better

Why do we write words that we don't use when we speak? Think about these: Prior to Approximately In addition However...

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Two shortlistings in one go

You probably know of Archiboo. Each year they run the Archiboo Web Awards, celebrating everything that architects should be thinking...

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