Constructive Translations Blog

Translation Problems – Different Ideas in Different Tongues

January 15, 2018
One of the biggest misconceptions about translating, and one of the biggest translation problems, comes from the underlying belief that words are a tool for expressing ideas.Many people, if you were to ask them, would say that they believe that...
Translation as a distressed buy

Translation of Technical Terms – Part 1

November 21, 2017
Translation of Technical Terms   This article consists of two parts. Part 1 – For industry outsiders, we give a breakdown of the issues involved with the translation of technical terms. Part 2 – For translators, we give a breakdown...
Environmental responsibility

Interior Design and Environmental Responsibility – The Translators Viewpoint

November 13, 2017
Future trends in interior design are being strongly influenced by increased political pressure to utilise sustainable raw materials and processes – Environmental Responsibility. This article will take a look at the international standards that are available and will look more...

Constructive Translations Brexit Statement

July 8, 2016
Our European Customers and Suppliers are still important to us In these uncertain Brexit times Constructive Translations will continue to find the best ways to work with our European customers and suppliers, who remain a key part of our business....
David Smith and Vicky Garfield at the Constructive Translations exhibit at the Going Global Show

Constructive Translations Exhibit at Going Global Show, ExCeL Centre London (13th and 14th of May 2015)

June 8, 2015
Going Global Show On the 13th and 14th of May 2015, the Constructive Translations team hired stand number 1110 and exhibited for 2 days at the Going Global Show held at the Excel Centre in London. Two of the team...
Is it a good idea to become a freelance translator

Is it a good idea to become a freelance translator

December 11, 2014
Financially speaking, is it a good idea to become a freelance translator? So far in this series we have talked about the non-tangible benefits of freelance translation, how much it costs to set up as a freelance translator, and how translation...

UKTI Export Week

December 5, 2014
UK Trade & Investment held its 6th Export Week during the week of 10-14 November 2014. David Smith (Director of Constructive Translations) was able to attend some of the events. UKTI is a government body which aims to help attract...
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How much does it cost to set up as a freelance translator?

November 13, 2014
How much does it cost to set up as a freelance translator? In this article, we will talk about the total costs required to set up as a freelance translator, we can then compare this against other industries and professions...

Decorex International 2014

October 29, 2014
Decorex International 2014 David Smith, Director of Constructive Translations, recently returned from the Decorex 2014 Event held from the 21st to the 24th of September 2014 near Richmond, London. While I was there I took the opportunity to have a...