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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 […]

Alive Without Breath by Keng Lye

Alive Without Breath by Keng Lye

It is a piece of art but you might mistake it for a cruel dish or a misplaced pet if you’d find it on a dinner table. Keng Lye’s work merges sculpture with painting as he creates hyper-realistic  small scale under-water creatures. Keng Lye, Singapore based artist, creates these unbelievably realistic paintings by painting on […]

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 […]

Wearable Drawings

Wearable Drawings

The common pattern of thought is to get excited about turning 2D sketches and ideas into 3D. Elvira ‘t Hart, Dutch Fashion Design graduate, turns it all upside down. Her collection Wearable Drawings is the very opposite in that she creates clothing which, in a nutshell, are wearable sketches. Elvira creates her pieces by laser-cutting […]

Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

The Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire on Sunday was fab! There was so many wonderful exhibitors there with their wonderful projects! It was also very very busy, jam packed and buzzing with energy. The variety of makers there was awesome, its amazing to see so many people doing so many amazing different things. Some familiar faces where there too that include the […]

One Cycle One sew

One Cycle One sew

Hannah Brackston a Glasgow based visual artist creates engaging and exciting work. Brackston graduated from the Glasgow School Art in 2011 and received the David Harding Public Art prize for her fab work. As a socially engaging artist Brackston’s works are based around  public environments, her unusual creations strike an inquisitive note with the public motivating them to get involved. Brackston aims to use public […]

Dundee JAMD

Dundee JAMD

The Duncan of Jordanstone’s Jewellery & Metal Design (JAMD) department’s forthcoming graduates have collectively launched their very own Kickstarter project SPREAD THE DUNDEE JAMD. The project aim, to fund graduating students of the JAMD department to travel and exhibit at New Designers in London…in June! The jewellery design department are looking to show off their fab work […]

QooQoo

QooQoo

QooQoo was created in 2010 in Riga, Latvia by graphic designer Aļona Bauska (Alyona Bauska). After having worked in graphic design field for eight years, she felt she needed to find a new way to express her creative ideas. And so the label was born. All throughout the label and each of their collections, the […]

DanYELL

DanYELL

Printed Textile Design graduate of the Duncan of Jordanstone School of Art and Design Danielle Cassells creates quirky vibrantly coloured pattern designs for her label DanYELL. These colourful mustache brooches titled Nice ‘tache look great! The fun shape and bright colours are offset nicely with the packaging featuring a black and white image of Salvador Dalí. Wearing these  little mustache brooches definitely echoes a funky and friendly […]