Creative Juices

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We won the Creative & Digital Business of the Year in Caerphilly award!

On Friday 17th November, we attended the Caerphilly Business Forum Awards 2017, and we won the award for Creative and Digital Business of the Year! This award recognises those businesses in Caerphilly that are operating in the highly important creative and digital sectors. The judges were looking for creative and digital companies that have achieved growth and strong financial [Continue reading...]

Eight amazing apps we wish we’d built

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and we’re definitely inspired to imitate these eight apps. Slack Who can imagine a working world without Slack? I certainly can’t. Slick, fun to use, and time-saving to boot. Check out Slack. Wunderlist I would get nothing done if it wasn’t for Wunderlist. Wunderlist TrackMyMove A Welsh proptech company founded by a [Continue reading...]

How to get a design internship and turn it into a job – without a degree

I got my job at Big Lemon with no design degree and little experience – here’s how I did it I chose to do an illustration degree at the Cardiff School of Art and Design, because it’s what I enjoyed and what I was good at. I love illustration and I loved my degree, but it’s not the kind of course that gives you the pick of jobs. After attempting the freelance illustrator life – [Continue reading...]

Four things to automate in your business right now

I love a bit of automation. Whether it’s my lights, music, shopping or news, I’m on a mission to automate everything in my home. I can turn on my lamps, turn up The Darkness and order the essentials from Amazon all with the touch of a button. But what about automation at work? We're currently working on a data automation project for a client, and it’s something I’ve been imp [Continue reading...]

How to start a business with a friend and survive

Before we started Big Lemon, we were friends. We went to school together, got drunk together and grew up together – university, dogs, babies, the whole adulthood thing. After almost three years of running a business together we’ve had our fair share of disagreements, awkward moments and straightforward developer vs designer arguments but we’ve got through them all. To mark Na [Continue reading...]