Posters for Change book review
Books

A picture is worth a thousand words

If a picture is indeed worth a thousand words then it's no wonder that campaign posters have the power to incite change. Following the increased waves of activism around the time of the 2016 Presidential Election, Princeton Architectural Press put out a call for designers to contribute to a collection of tear-out posters. Nearly 300… Continue reading A picture is worth a thousand words

The Happy Newspaper Issue 8 - review
Lifestyle, Mental Health

Review: The Happy Newspaper Issue 8 (Self-Care Sunday #41)

I always look forward to The Happy Newspaper dropping through my letterbox. It's £3.99 a quarter and worth every penny. Issue 8 came with a cute postcard, which I'll be passing on to a friend in need. It's the little touches which makes Emily Coxhead's work so amazing. Each issue is based on a theme… Continue reading Review: The Happy Newspaper Issue 8 (Self-Care Sunday #41)

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Exploring Cornwall: Cornwall Design Fair 2016

Last night I was lucky enough to be invited along to the preview of the Cornwall Design Fair 2016. Held At Trereife House, it's an annual exhibition of the best of contemporary crafts and design, hosting an incredible 72 designer-makers this year. I went along with my fab friend, Ginette, and I fell in love… Continue reading Exploring Cornwall: Cornwall Design Fair 2016

Lifestyle

In the spotlight: Graphic Designer Kara Vallens

Once a month, I’ll be putting the spotlight on an emerging creative talent, giving them the chance to talk about their craft, share their experiences and provide a platform for people to see their work. I’ll be talking to filmmakers, writers, designers and bloggers, asking what inspired them to create their products, how they they… Continue reading In the spotlight: Graphic Designer Kara Vallens

blogging, Books

Book review: Become a Freelance Writer

I recently received a copy of Rachael Oku's e-book Become a Freelance Writer: Your complete guide to the business of writing. For those of you not in the know, Rachel founded the fantastic Creative Bloc, a social enterprise for freelance writers. Outside of her work on Creative Bloc, Rachel is a freelance editorial consultant, editor… Continue reading Book review: Become a Freelance Writer