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Cats on the Page at the British Library celebrates our much-loved furry friends in literature

2018-11-27T12:04:32+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Cats on the Page is a new exhibition at the British Library that brings familiar and much-loved feline favourites together with the eclectic and unexpected to celebrate the myriad ways in which cats have captured the cultural imagination for hundreds of years. Through an array of poetry, artwork, fables and fairy tales from around the [...]

The National Festival of Making returns to Blackburn to celebrate a nation of makers

2018-11-27T12:04:29+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Britain’s revolution in hands-on creativity, contemporary manufacturing and tech-led making shows no sign of slowing and the festival that shouts loudest about the brilliance of the nation’s makers, The National Festival of Making, will return to Blackburn next June. Attracting 40,000 people to Britain’s making and manufacturing heartland of Lancashire in 2018, visitors to the [...]

Fontsmith introduces a trio of storytelling serifs in response to “homogenous online design trend”

2018-11-27T12:04:23+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

In a Fontsmith first, the boutique type foundry has launched a trio of serif typefaces all at once. While FS Kim, FS Neruda and FS Ostro are all unique and individual fonts, together they form a cohesive, carefully curated addition to the Fontsmith library. These fonts are storytellers and aimed at those who tell stories [...]

Photographs by Alexander Ward that show the refugee and migrant crisis in Greece

2018-11-27T12:04:16+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Manchester-based photographer Alexander Ward visited Thessaloniki earlier this year to document the refugee and migrant crisis that has gripped Greece. Working with charities operating on the frontline to provide relief, he captured the men who have risked it all in search of a better life. The resulting series, Living in the In-Between, is to go [...]

The Private Press launches its third Editions, exclusive screen prints designed by leading artists

2018-11-26T12:04:20+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The Private Press, a Brighton-based screen-printing studio, has launched its third Editions collection, a series of limited-edition screen prints designed by contemporary artists including Anthony Burrill, Paul Catherall, Sara Pope, Euan Roberts and Magda Archer. The artworks will be on show at an exhibition, opening on 29 November at Pop-Up Brighton until 2 December 2018. [...]

Learn from and be inspired by the graphic designers behind Harry Potter at Adobe’s Creative Meetup

2018-11-26T12:04:17+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

If you've got some spare time on your hands this Wednesday evening and you fancy learning something new, then we highly recommend tuning into Adobe's Creative Meetup London. The popular live stream event is back with some exciting new updates and inspiring creative stories to share with the creative community. At 7pm on 28 November, [...]

Onwards rebrands England Rugby ahead of Rugby World Cup 2019

2018-11-26T12:04:09+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

London agency Onwards has today unveiled its rebrand for England Rugby, developing a new identity and defining its positioning to reflect the diversity of everyone who plays and supports rugby in England. A new identity system embraces storytelling, from grassroots through to both male and female elite teams and at its heart is ‘The Timeline’ [...]

Beyond Reality brings together leading hyperrealist artists to make you question what is real

2018-11-23T12:05:33+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

If you're a fan of hyperrealism, then prepare yourself for a groundbreaking collective show at London's Opera Gallery this December. Beyond Reality, which kicks off on 13 December, will feature world-leading hyperrealist artists, including internationally acclaimed Marc Sijan, Tigran Tsitoghdzyan, John Humphreys, Yigal Ozeri, and Mike Dargas. From life-like sculptures to paintings that look like [...]

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