Merry Christmas!!

Well here it is - Christmas day 2009! At first glance it looks as though Mike has nothing better to do on Christmas day than blog , but I'm cheating (actually like most people on Christmas day, I'm probably well oiled and feeling stuffed from eating...

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Snow Patrol – Royal Albert Hall

On Wednesday 25th November I went to the Albert Hall to watch a mammoth 3 hour set by Snow Patrol. Firstly: what a venue - such an awesome place and made even better by our seats 3 rows from the front! It was a...

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The ARC

My father-in-law Tom is taking part in the ARC Atlantic Rally, see intro to race details below: This annual transatlantic rally starting each November in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, has now become the most popular way to cross the Atlantic. The largest transocean sailing event...

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Dream car…..

After watching Top Gear last night I now have a new dream car!! The Lamborghini Balboni...

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Scheduled Power Outage

We will have the lights going off here at Cloud 9 from 8:30 - 15:30 today. We will however have backup power running, but if for any reason you are unable to contact us via telephone, please try emailing us instead. info[at]c9dd.com Thanks ...

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Print Geek Talk #1

Ok, so here at Cloud 9 we do have more than one type of 'Geek'. Ash is obviously brimming full of web type geekery but it does spread over to me on the Design & Print side of things here at Cloud 9 too. I'm Simon and...

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Cookie Monster sang about Google 27 years ago

Yes, it came 16 years before Google ever existed and yes, technically the song is about Cookie Monsters googly eyes, but some how it still sorta fits as tribute to the search engine giant. httpvhd://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdRkdvKy5WI&feature=player_embedded ...

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The Google Story

We all love Google right? Of course you do. Ever wondered to yourself "Man I wish I could see the history of Google in a really cool animated way. Maybe like a scrapbook style?". Well lucky you ;) httpvhd://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjN5avRvApk&feature=player_embedded ...

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Great Examples of Packaging Design

These are some really great examples of how package design should be done. I wish we had more products in our shops that had packaging like this. Make sure you see the last one in the list! R Design Studio Brad Surcey Visualization of CI Banana Juice Equal Exchange Coke Vintage Packaging Old...

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