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#ThankYouStranger

#ThankYouStranger

When I heard about the Anthony Nolan* ‘Kindest of Stranger’ campaign I instantly loved the idea. Basically the idea is to spread love by talking about good deeds – either something you’ve done for a stranger or a stranger has done for you – watch the Anthony Nolan video with some inspiring stories here. Going...
Kinetica Art Fair 2014

Kinetica Art Fair 2014

Also at The Old Truman Brewery this weekend, an Art Fair for the future: Kinetica Art Fair. Again, I attended the PV on Thursday night and then popped back with Jack on Saturday to see more/take more photos. It looked interesting from outside and inside, it certainly was: There was a lot of weird and...
Moniker Art Fair/ The Other Art Fair 2014

Moniker Art Fair/ The Other Art Fair 2014

On Thursday night I was invited to the private view of this year’s Moniker Art Fair and The Other Art Fair. After work I made my way to The Old Truman Brewery and it was buzzing – it was so busy! I couldn’t stay for long but what I did see was great and made...
BA (Hon)est: Graduate Advice #7: Being a 2nd year

BA (Hon)est: Graduate Advice #7: Being a 2nd year

2nd year was my favourite year of University. You’ve been at Uni for a year now so you know the best places to go/eat/party, have a group of friends and kind of know what the tutors expect from you. Your grades actually count towards your final degree now (on most creative courses 1st year doesn’t count...
Paper Cut @ The Proud Archivist

Paper Cut @ The Proud Archivist

So I’ll admit, I’ve been falling a bit behind on posts recently – I went to see Paper Cut: The Exhibition almost a month ago! Ooops! But anyway, I still wanted to share this with you and you’ll see why: So the first thing I see when I walk in the exhibition… …That’s right, it’s...
Graphique Glitz - Cosmo Blog Awards 2014

Graphique Glitz – Cosmo Blog Awards 2014

Last night I was very excited to attended the Cosmo Blog Awards 2014. Graphique Fantastique was shortlisted for ‘Best Careers Blog’ which I was so pleased about, especially when Cosmo revealed that around 47,000 blogs entered – WOW! I feel so lucky to have support from you guys – I couldn’t have done it without...
#ViewLifeIn2D

#ViewLifeIn2D

Sometimes we get a bit too wrapped up in our screens – phones, tablets, computers. I love technology but sometimes we need to step back and experience the real world again. Regular readers will know that I’m all for real life books and printed things (you can’t smell or feel the texture of a page...
#Fanta100

#Fanta100

What do you do when Fanta send you a wooden crate of challenges? Accept them of course! You guys know that I love being creative and it’s not just limited to sketching and design. Ideas make the world go round, so with this in mind Nadia, Lucy & I headed to the Olympic Park in...
#BoroughMarket1000 - Footsteps in time

#BoroughMarket1000 – Footsteps in time

Happy Birthday Borough Market – you look pretty good considering you’re 1000 years old! As Jack & I work in the London Bridge/Borough area, we wanted to join in with the celebrations: Footsteps in time is an interactive experience that visitors to the market could take part in and create a living artwork in 9...
London Design Festival: Paula Scher - Quotes of note

London Design Festival: Paula Scher – Quotes of note

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending a talk at the V&A as part of the London Design Festival. With Adrian Shaughnessy as the host, it was basically an audience with Paula Scher. The first female partner at Pentagram NY with a wealth of experience in design and teaching, Paula is a very interesting lady....
In my Letterpress best

In my Letterpress best

When Mr Nutcase got in touch with me about reviewing one of their custom phone cases I jumped at the chance – how could I not when my surname is Nuttall? I’ve had my iPhone 5 for just over a year now and before that I was stuck in the dark ages with a Blackberry....
London Design Festival: Graphics Weekend - Part 2

London Design Festival: Graphics Weekend – Part 2

And on Sunday it was back to the V&A for LDF Graphics Weekend Day 2! After a jam-packed Saturday, we wandered the building to see some of the exhibitions and installations dotted around as part of the festival: The protest posters exhibition was really interesting, especially as the posters were arranged in date order so it was...