Hammer Time

Hammer Time

  Its Hammer Time! Loughborough University sculptor graduate has created these fantastic Cast Hammers!  Ackroyd wanted to play with peoples predetermined perceptions of objects and materials.  Hammers are usually understood to have a wood handle with a metal top and be top heavy. With Ackroyd’s play on perception by casting the objects in different materials […]

Design News

  Hello everyone,   We have some great stuff coming up this week! We have in store some Conceptual Ceramics, industrial design wonders, fantastic sculptures and some awesome jewellery!    

Tea Time

Tea Time

Tea Time with the brew.   Paul Gibson is a graduate from Nottongham Trent University where he studied Product Design and has designed the brew!  The brew was designed in response to research where in recent years the English Breakfast Tea has been seeing a decline!  It is esitmated that 96% of tea drinkers are over the […]

Good News!

At Pinso, we have been chatting to many many universities and graduates recently and well we have Good News!! In the not to distant future we will be adding some new features and contributors to the site to give Pinso readers even more of a variety of topics to read from! We are looking into a new fancy calendar to help […]

Paper Light

Paper Light

Talk about great design…check out this Paper Light designed and made by Jeff Lambert.  A brief was set by Habitat to create a cost effective light that was made from a single piece of material.  What makes this such a fantastic design is it’s simplicity of materials and construction that create a strikingly beautiful contemporary design. The Paper […]

London 2012 Olympic Ceremony

  Here are some images of the London 2012 Olympic Ceremony, it was a fantastic opening ceremony which of course was directed by Danny Boyle.  Its a great example of stage & set design, logistics, enthusiasm and people power!

A little update!

Hello Everyone!   Thank you to all who filled in the WE WANT YOUR WORDS survey! It will help in making a better Pinso for everyone! If you haven’t filled it in yet then please spare some time :)   From the feedback we have discovered that people really want a calendar of events near them so […]

The Edinburgh Contemporary Craft Workshop

The Edinburgh Contemporary Craft Workshop

Work in progress… a Good news for Makers! The Edinburgh Contemporary Craft Workshop based in the centre of Edinburgh (59 Home Street to be precise!) is a great new workshop which aims to support and promote Designers and Makers, the workshop provides access to high quality craft and craft processes.   It has space for 30 […]

Liquorice Allsorts!

Liquorice Allsorts!

 Liquorice Allsorts Jewellery, Necklace. Chloe Henderson a Jewellery and Metal Design student at the University of Dundee has created these quirky colourful yummy looking Liquorice Allsorts jewellery! Chloe started making the jewellery as a way to unwind after a day hammering away in the workshops.   The colourful jewellery comes in earrings, bracelets and necklaces! The phrase Jewellery Allsorts […]

Costume Design by Kathryn Sutcliffe

Costume Design by Kathryn Sutcliffe

 Fantastic conceptual image created by Kathryn Sutcliffe.   Costume Design by Kathryn Sutcliffe   Kathryn Sutcliffe has recently graduated from the Performance Costume course at the Edinburgh College of Art and for her degree show work created these fantastic designs for film inspired by the fantasy novel The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch.  The book […]