Climb Any Mountain…

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 by Simon Morton

60 years ago this week, Mount Everest was conquered by Hillary and Tenzing the first people to scale the staggering 29,028 foot mountain. So here is a topical little tale for you to enjoy.

We’re always willing to go the extra mile for our customers here at Eyeful but recently it was a case of altitude rather than aptitude.

Whilst working on an existing deck for a customer one of our designers was unhappy with a graphic that had a vaguely cartoony / clip art vibe to it. Whilst the idea behind using the image added to the storytelling of the presentation, the actual image left a lot to be desired. This is just the sort of thing that’s ever likely to bring our designers out in hives – it’s hard to convey a serious message with a flippant graphic.

So we scanned our image files and came up sadly lacking in mountains and a quick chat with the customer revealed no budget for buying images. So, where now?

To the mountain itself as it turns out.

One of our designers, Alex, had been to Everest base camp seven years ago and after a trawl through his holiday snaps, he picked a winner…..

 

ev b&a

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