creativity

Resolutions for 2014: Shop Local

Resolutions for 2014: Shop Local

Shop local :) We’re getting dangerously close to 2014 and my mind has been focussed very much on the New Year, specifically New Year’s resolutions.  I don’t normally make them (why wait a whole year before deciding to change those bad habits or try new things? That attitude has never, ever made sense to me…). […]

Do you have Scot Street Style?

Do you have Scot Street Style?

Those of you using social media may have become aware of a new hashtag popping up with increasing regularity: #ScotStreetStyle.  Collaborating with Harvey Nichols for their Movember event in the Edinburgh store on 16th of this month, Scot Street Style is rapidly becoming a player in the Scottish style and creative community, but who are […]

Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity

Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity

How Schools Kill Creativity Hey! He (Ken Robinson) said it, not me… Interesting video…

Doodle your way to success

Doodle your way to success

Are you a doodler? Always scribbling and squiggling away in meetings or whilst you’re on the phone?  Ever considered your doodles a valuable problem-solving resource? No? Well, me neither, until I was introduced to The Back of the Napkin.  The premise of the book is  solving problems and selling ideas with pictures. Dan Roam approaches the […]

New Designers: A Student Perspective

New Designers: A Student Perspective

I’m not long back from New Designers Part 1, and to be honest I’m still recovering.  If you’re going there to exhibit, you know that it’ll be big (3,000 new graduate designers from the UK’s top universities and colleges, big), but that still doesn’t really prepare you for the size of it, the energy, and […]