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GOODBYE WORDPRESS.COM

ByeWordpress

This was something we had been procrastinated for a while, but we finally got around to it. We’ve moved our blog from wordpress.com to our self-hosting site. This will make sharing our thoughts with you easier. You can check it here:

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GOOD PEOPLE NEVER STOP LEARNING

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As a designer you are never off duty. Often things catch your eye which may solve a problem, you just find beautiful, or are possible solutions to problems you haven’t been challenged by yet (anyone got any ethical candy floss they want packaging for?).

We thought we would share some of these things with you from time to time because good people share. Continue reading

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WHEN HIGH STREETS HAD PRIDE IN APPEARANCE

Once upon a time shops would look proud of themselves. Shop owners would stand outside of their shop with a look of pride on their faces. Goods would be beautifully displayed. Sign writers, sign makers and glass cutters (these were generally from the area, all had their own styles and would help give an area its own visual identity) would make the most humble of businesses beautiful.

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REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES, REAL ART

This is a TED talk by inspirational French Street artist JR.

We wont say too much as the actual talk is below and it’s well worth watching. It shows how art (or design, call it what you will, it’s just a name) can be engaging and bring about a change in the way things are perceived. If you need more persuasion to watch the film, look at these images. Please feel free to comment at the end.

"NOW GOD CAN SEEM ME": VINYL ROOFS (TO KEEP OUT THE RAIN!) PRINTED IN THE SLUMS OF KIBERA


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