Windows 8 and your Mental Health

Windows 8 and your Mental Health

It was the 5th January 2013, the beginning of a new year! I was searching for an affordable but reliable computer when I discovered a Fujitsu online selling for £370.00. I read the spec and said Ah! this fits the bill, affordable, powerful enough for my needs, wont break and then came the next question. […]

How to write an Amazon Kindle Book

How to write an Amazon Kindle Book

Ever wondered how to write an Amazon Kindle Book? Or just need some tips on how to write an ebook? Well heres the Pinso guide from experience. At Pinso we feature a lot of graduates work because graduates are more skilled and ambitious than ever before and so we want to talk about their fantastic […]

Artist David Munroe

Artist David Munroe

Glasgow born Abstract Expressionist and Landscape painter David Munroe creates wonderful artwork that is visually striking with its contrasting colours and imagery. Munroe’s artwork appears energetic and strong as well as delicate with hidden details within his work. Sailing Into the Sun Munroe takes his inspiration from a number of areas including natural and made […]

Thank you Paul Knott!

Thank you Paul Knott!

Ignorance hurts like a kick to the head that’s why Pinso is giving a BIG thank you to Business turnaround specialist and author of Ouch!: What you don’t know about money and why it matters (more than you think) Paul Knott for writing a series of fantastic and informative articles on finance that will spare you […]

Design Classics

Design Classics

Martin Campbell of the Rag and Bone workshop spent a week constructing furniture design classics in his own signature style. Using upcycled materials, Campbell has reproduced design classics such as Eames giving the project a familiar but Campbell twist to the design. Campbell challenged himself with this project by giving himself limited time and materials […]

Product Designer Bryant Chan

Product Designer Bryant Chan

Birmingham Institute Of Art and Design 2013 Product Design graduate Bryant Chan has designed this fascinating project to conserve water. Chan designed a faucet inspired by the flow of water itself, the rendered images below show a sleek flowing product with a polished surface mimicking the look of water in motion. Using a colour coded […]

Whatwelike To Design

Whatwelike To Design

This fabulously crafted wooden bike was made by Italian design studio Whatwelike To Design – I am thoroughly enjoying that name! The ethos behind the design studio is to create everything and anything that they like that pops into their mind and that is a fantastic ethos! ‘we want to be as creator and producer as […]

Adults Only

Adults Only

Megan Kellett a recent graduate of Embroidery from Manchester School Art has created a series of designs inspired from the 1970’s porn industry. Kellett uses photography as a tool to explore the use of colour and pattern in an urban context. Much of her work is inspired by taboo subjects, she writes ‘I am fascinated […]

Loving Film: The Making of Longbird

Loving Film: The Making of Longbird

If you haven’t seen The Making of Longbird (where have you been??) now’s your chance! I first seen this fabulous short film in 2011 at the Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show and have had to wait until now before seeing it in full again as it was being screened for awards in which it won […]

Jewellery Futures

Jewellery Futures

I feel we have entered a new era of jewellery design with all these new fantastic jewellery designers and makers. There seems to be a new movement and I think its cool, awesome, great, fantastic, floats my boat etc etc. Jewellery design isn’t confined to diamonds and precious metals any more. Paper, plastic, silicone, acrylic which […]