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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 […]

In Which Mariusz Tarkawian Predicts The Future Of Contemporary Art

In Which Mariusz Tarkawian Predicts The Future Of Contemporary Art

I’m sure that, like writers, artists are not immune to creative block. For renowned artists especially, the pressure to come up with something innovative that keeps pace with the fresh onslaught of new contemporaries graduating every year is no mean feat. If reading the runic social media stones and riding the cultural zeitgeist proves too […]

Don’t listen to what people say, look at what they do

Don’t listen to what people say, look at what they do

Next up is the old adage, don’t listen to what people say, look at what they do. Central banks have become net buyers of gold since 2009 and the Chinese are buying it like the clappers. There are many suggesting that at some point China will declare its currency to be backed by gold. Their […]

Q&A with Rosie Martin, creative mastermind behind DIYcouture

Q&A with Rosie Martin, creative mastermind behind DIYcouture

We grabbed Rosie Martin for a quick chat about her creative lovechild and sewing revolution, DIYcouture, how zines are the analogue Tumblr, being self-sufficient until it gets down to socks among other things. ‘Wait, what?’ we hear you are slightly confused. So lets start from the beginning with filling you in on what DIYcouture is. In a […]

Artist Mark McPhelim – Breuk

Artist Mark McPhelim – Breuk

Rain or shine, Breuk makes Glasgow look spectacular.   Mark McPhelim’s art has the remarkable ability to captivate – transforming even the most ordinary into something magical and memorising. His slick interpretation of the underground in Glasgow District Subway makes it surprisingly easy to appreciate the beauty in getting from A to B, or in this […]