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I haven’t really had the opportunity to get my hands messy for a while so when the chance to get pattern-y with paints popped up I was pretty excited. Direct Blinds sent me a little creative kit to take part in #Makemeadesigner so I chose watercolour as my weapon of art – I just love the tones and textures that can be created. I started practising my technique with orange… … but felt more at...

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With a Tesco express popping up every 5 minutes, small independent cornershops are becoming a rarity (well, in London anyway). However, just off Columbia Road, Lucy Sparrow is rebelling with her project which Lucy, Nadia & I went to check out last weekend: Although it stocks everything from space raiders to fish fingers, The Cornershop isn’t what it first appears… look closer: Everything is made of felt! Hand crafted by Lucy Sparrow and exhibited in their...

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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...

As the second part of our Visual Art Award (follow up to Printmaking) we have been set a multidisciplinary project. This means that we can choose to use a range of disciplines from the ‘art’ family: Textiles, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, 3D, Painting, Collage…. I can’t think of anymore? haha The theme is Leisure which means, that like last time, it could be anything: Travelling, Cooking, Gardening, Collecting…. you name it, someone in the world...

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