Saturday, 22 December 2018

Merry Christmas from all @FINDmaps

Please be advised that our office is now closed until the 2nd January 2019

Emergency support will still be available during the holidays.

We'd like to wish all our customers, suppliers and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!


Sunday, 9 December 2018

#welovemaps - even with our Christmas Decs!

FIND’s Christmas decorations this year are map themed #welovemaps




With a little practice you can make one of these stars in under a minute.

1. Take an A4 or A5 size sheet of paper and fold it in half.




2. Mark the centre of the left edge by making a small fold.



3. Fold the bottom right corner to the mark you’ve just made on the left edge.



4. Fold the right edge over to match the fold beneath.



5. Turn your work over and fold the remaining triangle to create a well aligned point.



6. Starting from the shortest point snip to the centre of the opposite edge.



You now have a star!



7. On the wrong side make all the short folds proud.
On the right side make all the long folds proud.
Define all your folds and arrange the points into a lovely star.



8. Use a punch to make holes for threading as bunting.





Our stars were made using pages from an obsolete map book, but you can use anything you like…wrapping paper, pages from a magazine, newspaper etc.

Merry Christmas!

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Giant Wall Map!

We recently produced files for a client in East Anglia which were used to print giant wall maps.  To create sharp, detailed images the data was divided into numerous files and then digitally stitched back together.  The client is very happy with the results and sent us this photo of the maps in situ.



Friday, 31 August 2018

F!nd are excited to welcome Davison Bullock to the Team

We’re pleased to welcome Davison Bullock to the FIND team.  Dave is a GIS technical specialist with a wealth of experience gained over many years in companies including Ordnance Survey, Pitney Bowes and Willis Re Analytics.

Last year Dave added to his knowledge and skillset by completing a Masters in IT.  He will now have more time for other interests.

Dave is constantly adding to his collection of rare vinyl.  He’s also collects autographs and has met a number of celebs.






His other great passion is football.  After five matches his home team is sitting mid-table in League One.  Just a few season back Luton Town were playing non-league football so the future’s looking bright…bright orange.  Come on you Hatters!

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Summer Party…. The Orangery, Cavendish square


To celebrate all the hard work of the year so far, the GIA family, alongside VuCity, Wagstaffs and ourselves at Find, joined together for a night of summer fun!

 

A Pimm’s reception to start gave time to explore this stunning venue. Live music from Sistacated really livened up the night, performing classic Motown hits to modern day mashups.




The catering was quality, providing perfect summer grub including barbequed burgers (with brioche buns!), corn on the cob and roasted baby potatoes (a few of my favourites). A free bar is always dangerous at a work party, but the quantity of food was more than sufficient in ensuring the night didn’t end too soon for some ūüėä


As the night went on, the dance moves were in full swing, leading to a dance off! I can certainly say I have some talented colleagues.








We are definitely a big family here, working closely with our sister companies. Unfortunately, a colleague could not make it to the party (thanks Beyoncé), so we decided to bring her along (in model form!).

 


What an enjoyable evening! Special thanks to the organisers ūüėä

Jon Collin, Junior GIS Consultant