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Amsterdaaam: The vlog

Amsterdaaam: The vlog

So it’s only taken me almost 3 months, but on Friday night instead of going out drinking like every normal 25 year old, I finally edited my Amsterdam video/vlog. Back in October I went to Amsterdam for a long weekend with my housemates Lucy, Nadia and Ellie. We stayed in a beautiful apartment that we...
Just Checking

Just Checking

Hello everyone! This might make no sense to some people, but to some it might look like I haven’t posted for AGES. There have been a few changes around here and so I just wanted to make sure that everyone is aware. In October 2014 I made the decision for Graphique Fantastique to become self...
Hogwarts in the snow: through a designer's eye

Hogwarts in the snow: through a designer’s eye

Fourteen years ago a film was released that changed my childhood. Whilst the world had already been spellbound for 4 years, I was an oblivious 8 year old who didn’t choose to read unless I had to (for school). I can still remember the moment when my Godmother’s Mum (Shirley) suggested that I should read...
6 Fantastique years

6 Fantastique years

6 years ago today I wrote my first blog post. Granted, it’s an awful post – a cheesy introduction about me and why I was starting a blog. It never crossed my mind that anything would come from it… and here we are 625 posts later! I’ve never been able to stick at something for as long as...
Art at heart

Art at heart

Slightly behind schedule, but last week I was reading my fave free London magazine, Time Out, on the tube home when I came across this article: Friends with benefits. No, not that film with Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis, but an article about the different yearly memberships you can buy for museums and galleries around...
GOJ @ Lights of Soho

GOJ @ Lights of Soho

Last February I was lucky enough to discover a world of neon tucked away in a warehouse in Walthamstow – God’s Own Junkyard. A year on and Lights Of Soho is celebrating 40 years of neon by the GOJ owner Chris Bracey (who sadly passed away in November 2014) and one of the largest collections...
What the f...

What the f…

…ont. Seen some typography and want to know which font it is? There are 1000s of fonts in the world – how are you going to figure out what it is? Can you tell the difference between Arial and Helvetica? Well you don’t need to be the world’s best type spotter because withWhat the font identifying a...