Naomi

Naomi Francis

Writing for Marvel. Writing for fun. Eating everywhere, all the time.

It’s common practice to see a project and purpose evolve over time, sometimes into something entirely different to when the idea is first cooked up. Timur Daudpota, COO & Co-Founder of Blurbiz, talks to us about the journey of his career and building Blurbiz, a SaaS platform which allows users to create and publish vertical videos, birthed from selling unique… Read More →

It would be an understatement to say that the internet turned the music industry on its head. However, out of the ashes rose streaming services which have revolutionised the way that we consume music. There are the major players we’re fairly familiar with but Sony and Universal’s joint venture, NOW Music+, is one that has got us talking. Everyone knows… Read More →

The Telegraph Newspaper. A household name across the country. It’s the number one broadsheet in the UK and is 161 years old and counting. The world wide web fell into receiving arms at The Telegraph, which was the first of its kind to move online in 1994. Now, with circa 90 million uniques a month globally, the paper has turned… Read More →

There has been a monumental shift in the design atmosphere, where more and more designers are moving into freelance work. In the UK alone, freelancing has grown 14% in the past decade and 34% of the U.S workforce are now working as freelancers. It’s not hard to understand why, there are a bunch of appealing aspects to working freelance. From… Read More →

Lunch. One of the more important times of the day. Finding food can sometimes be a nightmare when at the centre of such a buzzing city with an incredible scene when it comes to cuisine. We spoke to CityPantry’s Designer, Nicoletta Donadio, to hear about how she helps the city make lunch better by staying on top of both product… Read More →

Medication management is an area where disruption is long overdue. Despite best efforts, GP practices and pharmacies are still very much paper-based operations, where the fax machine reigns supreme. Echo has the answer to the frustrating, analogue process of ordering repeat prescriptions. In a sensitive industry where trust is not easily won, how does one design to disrupt? Sai Lashimi,… Read More →

When was the last time you physically visited a travel agent? Probably a long time right? Thanks to the rise of the world wide web and the multitude of devices that now exist in our lives – going in store to book a holiday became completely irrelevant. Not only because you’re bound to find a better deal online but also… Read More →

In discussions we’ve had with designers in retail, a lot of their focus has been around optimising the mobile app, simply because mobile activity increases by the thousands every year. More recently, we spoke to notonthehighstreet.com who have spent time this year focusing on an alternative and more traditional channel – Apple TV. “People have been using the TV as… Read More →

Everybody eats. Almost everybody eats out. With such a large audience to serve, tech hospitality is one that keeps on growing. It’s the rough competition that comes with this kind of industry which often causes a company to consider pivoting and propelling itself out of the present and into the future. Which is exactly what Flypay have done with their… Read More →

Communication enables process and progress. The reason the human race have developed to our current state is because we can communicate with one another. Over time, the way we do this has changed drastically. From hieroglyphics on cave walls to phone calls to messages. The latter has stuck over time but has appeared in different forms as technology has advanced…. Read More →