Impulse Magazine

Impulse Magazine

Impulse Magazine is an annual publication produced by third year journalism students at Edinburgh Napier University. Every year, third year students are given the task of creating, publishing and distributing a quality magazine and when I first saw the magazine I was very impressed. It immediately screams (SCREAMS) contemporary publication with its compact size and fantastic choice of cover photo with complementing text, fonts and colours. Just […]

3D Street Art by Leon Keer

3D Street Art by Leon Keer

In the last couple of years artist Leon Keer has been creating 3D street paintings for street art events all over the world. Keer’s 3D art is painted on the surface and has to be viewed from the correct vantage point to understand the image without it looking distorted. Keer believes that being involved in the art and taking […]

Pop Up Shop Glasgow

Pop Up Shop Glasgow

Last night’s Pop Up shop in Glasgow at the Kelvingrove Cafe was awesome!  It was a great atmosphere buzzing with people eager to see the new products and meet the designers behind these creations. The venue itself fitted the pop up shops ethos well with its trendy appeal and lighting that conveniently helped to illuminate each […]

Instant 3D Printed Shoes

Instant 3D Printed Shoes

Pavla Podsednikova a designer from Prague, Czech Republic has created these striking concept shoes which hints at the future possibility of 3D Printing custom designed shoes. The concept would not only allow for custom styling but also benefiting the perfect shoe size. Smaller more portable 3D scanners are being made available and so its possible that having your foot scanned making a digital copy […]

POP UP Shop

POP UP Shop

I love how pop up shops just POP UP, there so spontaneous and full of poppyness. These amazing impulsive initiatives by designers and makers are great. It adds variety by taking the norm and jazzing it up, whats there today wont be there tomorrow making pop up shops a special experience. In Glasgow there is going to be a pop up shop […]

sugru and my shoes

sugru and my shoes

Look at my shoes! Now you may have released that these shoes are not squeaky new and have seen quite a bit of action but there not for the bin yet, they have plenty of life in them, Theres not even a hole at the button yet. You may have also realised that there is a slight lacing problem […]

Lynsey Brownlow

Lynsey Brownlow

Lynsey Brownlow a product design student studying at the University of Dundee and soon to be graduate has designed in collaboration with her fellow students John Thomson and James Rice, Sound Sculpted a curious device that combines music and…pottery. The aim of the project was to make ‘sound solid’. While researching Brownlow, Thomson and Rice found that music produces an emotional response that is […]

How to write a press release

How to write a press release

A press release is a handy tool to communicate your project to the media. A press release/kit can include bios, news, events, new products and/or business updates. Media professionals are more likely to cover your story if you have produced a good press kit that’s informative and eye catching. A lot of media professionals are busy […]

Sculpture, Art, Photography and Angel Zorn

Sculpture, Art, Photography and Angel Zorn

Forthcoming graduate of Fine Art from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design  Angel Zorn has created a series of striking and dramatic imagery and sculptures. Zorn’s creative outlets are primarily focused on sculpture, photography and film. The Twins Zorn admittedly finds it difficult to pinpoint exactly where her inspirations come from for her work but believes that they are her own interpretation of human behaviour. In her work The […]

Typography Love

Typography Love

Chris Labrooy typography designer, illustrator and art directer has created these amazing funky font graphics. Below, Tours of the Future a commission by AT&T was produced by Labrooy, his undertakings were the concept, the modelling and the rendering. Tours of the Future looks great with the giant bubble writing being rendered into the facade of a building with glass and concrete – I […]