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Kipple. What? What is that? Useless? Unnecessary? Novelty? Mostly one colour? Junk? Tick to all of those and congratulations, it’s kipple! Still unsure? Check Dan Tobin Smith’s list here. He’s creating an installation using donated kipple: This project reminds me of the ‘Make Space’ campaign which I created for National Declutter Week in the last year of my degree. I removed everything from my room and used the space to do fun things with my friends....

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Thursday evening I met fellow blogger Nikki after work and headed to an exhibition launch party that I’d seen advertised on instagram: After attending the Signpainting workshop at the Tate I have been enjoying a more colourful, tropical world thanks to Animaux Circus. It was definitely the weather for it anyway – London has been enjoying/enduring a bit of a tropical heatwave recently! Small but bursting with inspiration, we were pretty impressed with Lik +...

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Is there a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than sign painting at the Tate Britain? Sophie appealed to twitter for some company to attend the Animaux Circus workshop and I jumped at the chance! After a brief introduction to the collective (who I was familiar with after seeing them at Pick Me Up 2014) we discussed a few ideas for our signs. Being the indecisive person that I am, I didn’t know what I...

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Love. What is love? It’s that warm fuzzy feeling. It’s special, amazing, beautiful and magical. It’s one of those feelings that can only be experienced, and thanks to the Southbank Centre you can do just that at the Festival of Love. Lucy & I popped in last weekend after arriving too early at Trafalgar square for the Pride parade (which we didn’t get to see after all!) and ended up spending about 3 hours wandering...

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After work on Wednesday I ventured to Clerkenwell Design Week Festival with some of the guys from work. A number of exhibitions, talks and studio open evenings were happening so Iris (Studio Manager), Heloise (Interior Designer), Jo (Senior Graphic Designer) and I went to see what all of the hype was about. Welcome to ‘Platform’: An underground venue, nicknamed House of Detention due to it’s past (a prison apparently), the exhibition showcased some of the world’s...

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So after the success of the first Food & Fonts post I was hungry for some more tasty typography (and food). After Pick Me Up, Alex, Emma, Jack and I had worked up an appetite and headed to Soho where we was drawn by the BBQ smell of Bodean’s: I’d never been before, but had read good things around the blogosphere and how can you resist anywhere with a neon sign and pig shaped door...

I am sooooo keen on the latest Visual Expression project to make a zine – my fave project so far! For those of you who don’t know what a zine is, it’s a handmade, mini magazine which has a small print run of usually 500 or less.  They are usually quirky, controversial and very experimental so the complete opposite to the Magazine project (for which I received some quite good feedback in a critique on...

Last night I went to Lincoln’s Kind Bar for an Anti-Valentines evening of Screen Printing, Illustration and music held by Break Your Socks. It was a really chilled, cool evening with a great creative atmosphere! I would definitely recommend it to anyone who can get to Lincoln – it’s a monthly thing – wahey! I will see you at the next one for sure, but first check out my images from last night: On sale...

This post has been planned for a while now… oops! Better late than never 🙂 Designmonat is a Design Festival in Graz, Austria 2009 was the first year and it had a beautiful Graphic style (not so much a fan of the 2010 version) by Christoph Almasy, Franz-Xaver Daublebsky and Isabella Thaller. Cute little button badges <3 I love the clashing bright colours used. It gives a funky, fresh and young feel to the identity...

An odd post title, but I can explain… We have been working on a Film Posters brief for 2 weeks now, having written a film precis to one of several strange scenarios: Money has been replaced by kittens Politicians are lizards in disguise Karaoke is our national sport Owners are controlled by their pets Mobile phones and the internet fail catastrophically around the world simultaneously I chose ‘Politicians are lizards in disguise’ and produced my...

After finishing the summer project (name badge), I thought we had seen the last of making badge for a while…. not quite the case! In our Wednesday tutorial we were set The Helvetica Challenge. I know Helvetica to be a bit of a Graphic Designer’s favourite – my friend Luis absolutely LOVES Helvetica! It has been cliche in recent years with branding and corporate identity featuring it as the main logo font – only the...

You might remember me mentioning our first advertising brief in which we had to sell a brick for leisure purposes? Well here is the end result… I tackled the ‘Pet coffin’ idea (you can see Danielle’s fruit crusher here) And then I put it into situation on the back of a bus… which we kinda laughed at afterwards because of the whole ‘Send them to a safe place’ and travelling on the bus thing… Uhoh...

….When you find out how to, let me know 🙂 The next advertising challenge involves selling a brick for leisure purposes! It’s a group project (thankfully) and I’m working with Danielle and Julius – we are the team to trust! It’s a 3 week project, and we are now into the 2nd week. Last week we brainstormed and presented our initial ideas and scamps. The ideas that have made it through to ‘bootcamp’ are: –...

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