Lockdown with Kids

Lockdown with Kids

We are now on week 4 of lock down in the UK and it's starting to feel a little like groundhog day Right? However we'd be absolutely lying if we said we weren't making the most of any positives to be found in the situation, and there are plenty! Slower and simpler days at home make way for lots of time to reflect and consider how we usually live our lives. The kids have settled into lockdown life better than we expected and in the last week we've decided that they actually seem to be thriving on it! They are growing, they are enjoying...

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Meet Oli, our lovely designer

Meet Oli, our lovely designer

Meet Oli! You will find him mainly in the Mill at Modo HQ, he is the first person your online order comes to and he makes sure that it is designed to the highest standard before sending your artwork through to the making team.  We know you lot love a bit of the behind the scenes and getting to know more about the business and who your money is supporting, so take it away Oli!   What is your favourite Modo product to design and what makes it special to you?  I have two which I really enjoy designing. The...

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The Name Of The Game

  We see hundreds of baby names every week.  We personalise products with so many new baby names from all over the UK and beyond that its impossible not to spot trends and popular names. So for anyone out there on the hunt for baby names have a look at our list of favs... Boys unusual Jax Arlo Ned Ezra Kipp Boys popular George Charlie Oliver Jack Noah Girls popular Amelia Florence Evie Ellie Niamh Girls Unusual Ophelia Dorothy Mabel Nell Feather For more great name ideas go to..... www.emmasdiary.co.uk www.nameberry.com www.babynames.net www.babynamewizard.com

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Meet Antonio, the newest member of our team!

  Meet Antonio Leon - Designer.  Antonio joined us towards the end of 2014 and is one of our most multi-tasking members of the team, jumping from designing to packaging to making a good cup of tea in one seamless move.  He knows his fonts and is our go to person for anything web related.  He is also king of biscuits, sometimes even making them himself! Describe your job and what your average day looks like? My role at Modo as a graphic designer is to translate our customers special occasions (weddings, new home, new baby)  into printable artwork that they...

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A Day In The Life Of A Graphic Designer at Modo Creative

  Meet Oli Firth - Designer. Oli joined the gang last September and brought with him a wealth of design cred and some really really great jumpers. He is super efficient, has an excellent eye for detail and will work wonders with your words! Describe your job and what your average day looks like? I am a Graphic designer. My day usually starts by logging on and organising the orders to be designed for that day. Me and the other designers will start with any express orders, then move on to designing the variety of prints and gifts which have been...

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A Day In The Life of a Creative Assistant at Modo Creative

  Meet Maxine Dyson - Creative Assistant.  Maxine joined us last summer, she is super calm, very hardworking and makes a mean cup of tea. If you order something from Modo, the chances are it will have passed through her creative and nimble hands at some point. Describe your job and what does your average day look like? Max - I am a creative assistant I am in charge of framing and rolling the large prints and heat pressing cushions and hoops. A typical day for me involves big framing 1st thing then getting the heat press orders done in...

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