The dark mornings are here. There is nothing better than a creative desktop to get you inspired first thing. Check out Smashing Magazines collection for November.

November is a rather grey month in many parts of the world, so what could be better as some colourful inspiration to start it off with the right foot? To tickle your creativity, artists and designers from across the globe once again challenged their artistic abilities and designed desktop wallpapers for you to indulge in.

Source: Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers To Make November Even More Colorful (2017 Edition)

plotted wall graphic spelling out the word courage

Creative working space

Our Cre8tive Workspace team just finished a great project for AXA Ireland. Our team pulled out all the stops to help create an enjoyable working environment at AXA Ireland in Dublin.

We used a combination of wall graphics, windows graphics, window frost and creative design to achieve our goal. Follow the link below to see the final project.


AXA Ireland

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Inksplash Friday Finds

Friday Finds (Issue 2) is out now! We hope you enjoyed our Friday Finds last week. Check out this week’s finds and lets us know what you think.


1. James Bond Would Never Get a Job at MI6 Says the Real ‘M’

James Bond

James Bond would not be up to the job if he tried to get hired at the real MI6, according to the head of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service (S.I.S.).

Source: Time

2. Crazy Good Flourless Chocolate Cake with an Even Crazier Backstory

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You know a cake is going to be good when it’s got chocolate, gangsters, and the image of the beautiful island of Capri all in its backstory.

Source: food52


3. The 7 biggest announcements from Apple’s MacBook event

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Apple’s keynote today focused on the Mac and the company’s vision idea for the future of TV. New MacBook Pros are coming, including one that’s thinner than the Macbook Air, as is a new feature called the Touch Bar.

Source: The Verge


4. How Microsoft Reimagined The Desktop PC For Creativity

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Lean on it!

The Surface Studio, which starts at €2,800 and goes up to€3,800 for a fully loaded version, isn’t targeted at average desktop users.

Source: Fast Company


office hub wall graphic

We recently help Cartridge Green brand their new OfficeHub side of the business. Check out the feedback we got from Niall the managing director.

1. Introduction

OfficeHub and Cartridge Green is based at Goatstown Cross and has been in existence for 15 years. We are lucky to have thousands of loyal business and home customers. We offer innovative and high-value products and services such as printers with 12 months free unlimited ink.

2. Reasons for re-brand

We were launching a new brand called OfficeHub to sit alongside Cartridge Green.Officehub shop front OfficeHub offers a broad range of products and services such as laser printers, scanners, printing service, office supplies and printer rentals and these are aimed primarily at business users. Cartridge Green is known for offering great value products and service around printers and ink such as printers with 12 months free unlimited ink.

3.Why did you pick Inksplash

We have used Inksplash numerous times over the years so we were aware of their quality, speed and reliability. This time, we also used them to develop innovative and eye-catching wall graphic designs and branding ideas that would work in our space. We were not disappointed.

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Creative torch logo design

Logo Design Process

There is a lot to consider when developing a logo for your business. What is the purpose of a logo? Thinking it through before getting a designer to start designing is one of the keys to developing a logo that works for your business.

We found an excellent article on the ins and outs of developing a logo for your company. It’s all about the details! We love sitting down with new clients gathering information and working on a creative brief that gets both parties excited.

Source: Developing a Logo for Your Business

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Creative Signage Inspiration


Designing effective signage that instantly grabs ones attention can be a tricky task. Especially in a city centre where there is an abundance of stuff screaming for attention.

Creative signage example on side of officeCompanies are now seeing the benefits of investing in quality signage for their brand. Some Great examples of creative signage in this article.

Source: Beautiful signage | #1275


Frieze Art Fair Floor Graphic

Wall Graphics

Inksplash were recently commissioned to print and install large floor decals and wall graphics for a young London-based Irish artist Sam Keogh at the Frieze Art Fair in London. After installing a large floor graphic in The Kerlin Gallery in Dublin for Sam, Inksplash were then assigned the project of full colour printing and installing his exhibition for The Frieze Art Fair in London. The operation went smoothly and installation was completed in one day. An exciting project to be involved in for all at Inksplash.

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