Getting started with crowdfunding

Getting started with crowdfunding

  We’ve all been there.  Brimming over with ideas for exciting projects, for getting businesses up and running.  But if you’re a student or a graduate, there’s often a stumbling block: money.  Crowdfunding is often pitched to creatives as a good way to get funded but what is it and most importantly, does it work? […]

Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

  Last weekend kicked off Liverpool’s second international photography biennial, LOOK/13, with a range of events as a precursor to four weeks of talks, tours, exhibitions, workshops and screenings. Both emerging and established photographers have been asked to participate in LOOK/13’s Who Do You Think You Are?, and in the age of the ‘selfie’, questions regarding […]

Offal isn’t awful

Offal isn’t awful

Canvas, leather, fabric and suede, are just some of the materials that you associate with handbag production. Jocelyn Mather however, a 23 year old design student, has found a new textile that is at the heart of her unique handbag range. While the products aren’t for the faint-hearted, the 4th year Edinburgh Napier University student […]

Banks Love You

Banks Love You

Congratulations you are a creative. The right side of your brain dominates your left which amongst other things makes you fun to hang out with. In fact we should go for a beer sometime. However, one possible flip-side to this zest for an unconventional life is having a low boredom threshold and, let’s face it, […]

Charlotte Langstroth

Charlotte Langstroth

My articles from Pinso have been a little lacking recently but all with good reason; I’ve just completed my final University project and have set up for an exhibition. So I guess there is no better time than the present to introduce you to my work. For the past few years I’ve studied Textile Design […]

OUCH! Finance!

OUCH! Finance!

And on this day we shall be discussing finance henceforth post haste. Thats right! We will be talking (writing) about finance. As creatives we are primarily focused on our creative work, the creative process, the user interaction, the moments when it all comes together and then the feelings of accomplishment come pouring in, tenting our fingers and in the words of Mr Burns saying “excellent”. […]

From Death to Death and Other Small Tales

From Death to Death and Other Small Tales

Ernesto Neto “It happens when the body is an anatomy of time”, 2000. D. Daskalopoulos Collection   If you are in Edinburgh and looking for a more…unusual way to while away an hour or two, I’d suggest a trip to Modern One at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art to See From Death to […]

Southside Film Festival 2013

Southside Film Festival 2013

It’s been more than 24 hours since I was at the Southside Film Festival 2013 and I am now starting to reminiscence about the good old days (yes I am feeling a bit dramatic today). I have my souvenirs of the screenings that I went to that included Up There, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and the Southside […]

DJCAD Degree Show 2013

DJCAD Degree Show 2013

BOOM boom BOOM boom BOOM boom BOOOM! The sounds heard from down the street of the opening of the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) 2013 Degree show! And what an awesome show it is! Its literally packed full of fantastic work! There is a huge variety of work from around the creative industries including but […]

Bothy Design Renovation Time Lapse

Bothy Design Renovation Time Lapse

We just completed part 1 of the Bothy Design Renovation Time Lapse which features a Collaboration between Trakke and the Rag and Bone Workshop. Check it out at our YouTube Channel PinsoTV or watch it below. The creative duo have both been featured in the Pinso book Tell The Future for their exceptional creative qualities and dedication to their discipline. […]