Design client Rudolf Heltzel featured on The New York Times

Great to see my client Rudolf Heltzel featured on the New York Times. Congratulations to Chris and all of the gang! I had the pleasure of building Rudolf's website back when I had just started freelancing as a graphic designer. More recently I worked on his exhibition identity design + website. View the project >

Feature in Computer Arts Magazine: Cash in as a Freelancer

'Cash in as a Freelancer' feature in the Computer Arts Magazine. I spoke with Tom May about the life of a freelance graphic designer in Ireland and my biggest money worry as a freelance designer. And how to deal with it!


Portfolio Website featured on SiteInspire

My new portfolio website featured on the homepage of SiteInspire today! I've followed this site for some time so to be featured on this website showcasing the best of web design was a great feeling.

Creative Bloq: 10 great uses of typography in portfolios

'10 great uses of typography in portfolios' feature on the Creative Bloq website. I was flattered to be mentioned in the same feature as designers like Benjamin Guedj & Xavier Bourdil. Benjamin has worked on great projects such as the award winning Amy Winehouse film website.

"Colm McCarthy is an Irish freelance graphic and web designer who aims to create functional identities that work in harmony, both in print and online. He’s adopted a minimalist approach to the design of his portfolio site, which balances enticing images with carefully chosen typography." Read full website feature here >

Rudolf Heltzel Website 50 Years in Ireland Website featured on

Rudolf Heltzel website design + build for 'A Celebration of 50 Years in Ireland' has been featured on - View feature here > or View Project Here >

Web Designer Depot: Best New Portfolio Sites

My portfolio website design + build has been featured in a Web Designer Depot article on the best new portfolio websites. "Colm McCarthy’s portfolio brings us back to the classic tons-of-white-space-and-thin-type style that we all know and love. Just looking at it is fairly relaxing." - View feature here >

MindsOpen Website featured on

My website design + build for MindsOpen has been featured on - a great resource for modern website design. View feature here >

100Archive selection for Rudolf Heltzel Website

My website design + build for Rudolf Heltzel has made the final selection for the 100Archive which features 100 of the best and culturally significant design projects each year in Ireland. Great to be in the same space as some of the top Irish designers working from Dublin to Sydney. View here >


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