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So I realised that I mentioned Vlogmas the other day and didn’t explain what it is. Vlogmas is basically vlogging (video-blogging) at Christmas – posting a video everyday from the 1st to 25th December. It’s a made up word coined by a Youtuber (although I don’t know who by) and although I have seen it happen via twitter for the past couple of years, I couldn’t find any rules online. So with recent events meaning...

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It feels so long ago now, but the other week I spent 2 days at Offset London ‘festival’. Offset usually takes place in Ireland, and after hearing that it would basically be on my doorstep in London I was determined to get my hands on a ticket. Having already decided that I was going to hand my notice in at this point, I knew I wasn’t going to be able to afford the £200 ticket price...

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Last week I was so thrilled to be invited to the Bloggers event at Paperchase. It’s no secret that I’m a massive fan of everything creative/stationery, so I was really excited to get a sneak peek of the new collections. Walking into the room full of new products, I was happy to see some familiar faces (Uli of Found Some Paper) and some new ones (Tessa from All Things Stationery). The Paperchase design team were...

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Every September London hosts London Design Festival – just over a week of design focused talks, exhibitions and shows. I’ve been really busy for the past couple of weeks, with something booked in for every evening which meant that I hadn’t had the chance to see any of LDF15. Last weekend I set myself a challenge; try to see (most of) LDF in a day. I also decided to post my adventure to my Snapchat story too, although...

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Last week one of the most exciting events happened. The guys at London Graphic Centre invited a bunch of creative bloggers for an evening at the Covent Garden store. The reason this was so exciting was 1. a shop full of stationery etc and 2. all of my favourite bloggers in one room. When LGC said they wanted to do a bloggers event I made sure to tag all of the creative bloggers I knew...

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There’s nothing quite like flicking through a fashion magazine on a Sunday morning; Instagrammable fashion, Pinterest worthy scenery and the feeling of paper between your fingers. But there’s more to those glossy fashion magazine pages than meets the eye: Photo shoots costing thousands of pounds, hours in planning and production, and then there’s the retouching afterwards too! What do you do with magazines after you’ve read them? Do they just collect dust in your room?...

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You might remember that last month I announced that I was co-hosting the #The100DayProjectLondon meet up (and the story of how that came about)? Well Wednesday evening it was time to get my host-on and meet complete strangers brought together by an internet project. I was greeted by our lovely host, Andrea – an American designer, and welcomed in to her flat (we took a raincheck from the park) for an evening of celebration. I made...

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What is the first thing that comes to mind when you read ‘curiosity’? Curiosity killed the cat – Why does curiosity get such a bad name for itself? To me it’s a child-like quality; a thirst for learning, exploring and discovering. It’s pure, powerful and full of potential/possibilities. I have always been curious – looking to learn, showing an interest in just about anything and everything. Maybe it’s because I’m an eldest child – we’re supposed to...

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The other week I went to a talk hosted by Intern Magazine, who I posted about a few moons ago. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ll already know my feelings on internships (I won’t go into a rant right now but see my screen printed Fresh Meat posters to get the jist ha) but if you’re new to the topic/debate then I’d definitely recommend you check out Intern magazine to get...

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It’s never good to start with an apology, but as I’m polite: Sorry. My posting schedule has been a bit all over the place recently and I’m currently experiencing a bit of what we’ll call ‘bloggers block’ – it happens to the best of us! Send inspiration and positive thoughts my way 🙂 I’m just having such a busy time at the moment, but I’ll be back on track soon don’t worry! And anyway, there’s...

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It’s crazy to think that I am the same age as Photoshop – Happy 25th Birthday! I don’t think that I knew Photoshop existed was until I was probably 15, but I wouldn’t have actually used it properly until I was 18. Now I can’t imagine my life without it – primarily as a Graphic Designer but also as a blogger because it’s not just design folk that use Photoshop now. Anyone can thanks to google...

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On Tuesday I headed to YCN in Shoreditch for a talk about Brand Collaborations. As a student the YCN shop used to be a ‘must’ when I came to visit London, but I don’t think I’ve visited since I have lived here – this post in July 2013 with Emma & Sara was probably the last time! YCN, short for You Can Now (although it used to be Young Creative Network), is a creative organisation helping young...

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Back in November I posted about the Kickstarter campaign to ‘Keep Kemistry Alive’. I pledged £25 to support and enable Kemistry Gallery to celebrate 100 years of Graphic Design with an exhibition. As part of my Kickstarter reward, last night I attended the Private View as a ‘VIP’ with Sara as my plus 1. When we arrived at Protein there was already a bit of a queue – eager beavers! We peered through the windows for...

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