Colin Usher

About me

Colin Usher
 Colin Usher
About me:
Photographer, Designer, Web Designer, Promo Video director and now Digital Book Publisher, Colin has had a varied and intriguing career in media. Coffee With A Lid packages his skills and experience into one focussed space. He has been involved in a wide array of projects ranging from producing and directing pop videos for such bands as The Proclaimers and The High Fidelity, to corporate photography & video production, his own exhibitions & even drumming in… Ten Storeys High, The Olives, Tonight At Noon, Vodka, The Twist from Kirkcaldy & The Ghost Train. As a photographer, Colin has worked with The Face magazine, The Scotsman, Traverse Theatre, X-Factor Dance Co, Terry Beck Troupe from Philadelphia, Boilerhouse Theatre & Benchtours to mention but a few… For the past 13 years, he has also worked closely with The Proclaimers & their management on their media needs. Colin is also part of the team at QikServe™ in the role of Media Manager. This part time position places him firmly at the forefront of mobile technology in Scotland and sees him working with many of the country’s innovators.
Living in:
Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Looking for:
Friends, Business contacts
50 years
France, Edinburgh


Animals/Pets, Art, Coffee, tea and conversation, Computers/Internet, Dining out, Movies/Videos, Music, Photography, Travel/Sightseeing, Volunteer/Community Activities, Wine tasting, Pool/Snooker, Jogging, Surfing
Favourite music:
Granville, Skindred, The Cure, Sigur Ros, The Waterboys
Favourite films:
Amelie, Green Mile, Betty Blue, Delicatessen
Favourite books:
Quiet, Wasp Factory, À La Mod, Choose Yourself
Things I like:
Drumming, Music, Photography, Wine, Food, Running
Things I hate:
Relationship status:


Coffee With A Lid
Company blog:
Creative Designer & Photographer
Field of work:
Music Business & Creative Industries
Creative Director
Former Career:
Web designer


  • Colin Usher
     Colin Usher

    Hi all, planning a relocation to Limousin region of France later in the year. Keen to make business contacts in the creative industries as well as technology 'Start-Up' communities.