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I posted my Christmas Gift Ideas for Creatives last week, filled with lots of gifts for creatives to do, make and be inspired by. But what I’m learning (since being a lady of ‘leisure’ for two weeks) is that sometimes having a quiet moment to yourself is just as important as keeping busy. Time to think, ponder, explore thoughts and ideas… AND science backs up why some of our best ideas come in the shower. So if that’s not...

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Last week I went to one of the D&AD President’s Lectures. My housemate Lucy had a spare pair of tickets so I was quick to snap them up for Sara & myself. The speaker for the evening was Yuya Furukawa, Chief Creative Officer at advertising agency Dentsu in Japan. I’m getting used to hanging around with the advertising crowd at SheSays events, and although I am not an advertiser, I love to learn about how...

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So you’re looking for inspiration but where do you start to look? Well, chances are that your 1st stop is probably google, but how many other people have googled the same thing as you? Plenty. Which makes it hard to find something a little bit special and ‘out there’ – you want to find something different and exciting, right? Also, as great as Google is, the success of your search depends on the wording you...

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It’s no secret that Selfridges has some of the best and most photographed window displays in the world. As a creative I am always inspired by them, but when I read about Selfridges Festival of Imagination I was SO excited! ‘Imagination’ is mostly associated with being a child, having crazy ideas and being a dreamer, however for some grown ups it’s very important to continue exercising their imagination skills: creatives! Without imagination, the world would be a...

At the start of the week, Barrie kindly arranged for one of his past-students Dominic Wilcox to come and talk to us about his work. At the moment we are currently working an a project which requires us to produce an ambient outcome so we were expecting Dominic to show us some unusual things – I don’t think we realised just how unusual… I’m not sure what I would class Dominic’s work as… Graphic Design...

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