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New: digital drawing

Line on to online My project processes are designed around my clients. So for the Bowen Craggs Conference in Berlin, for online usability I decided to add digital drawing to my live sketching skills. I expected to find it clunky – I use a stylus and tablet in the studio, … Read More

Creative exploring: Berlin

I love being a flâneuse in a foreign city. And ahead of a live sketching commission, I had a perfect excuse to explore the creative and cultural life of Berlin. Highlights were the Buchstabenmuseum, a museum of rescued signage, the Museum of Things, which looks at the Deutsche Werkbund and … Read More

CPD with a view

My sketchbook tour of The Trampery’s co-working sites has brought new industry friends and contacts – including Box Of Prints at Trampery Republic, who got in touch about their print and prosecco night of stencil screenprinting. For the 4th of July workshop, we had the constraint of only being able to … Read More

Growing a graphic language

Compost-shovelling: I like the menial jobs at east London community garden Abbey Gardens. But I also volunteer communications skills for the blog and in making graphics, these for event publicity. I have the freedom to experiment that gives me a testing ground for ideas and for developing my graphic language. … Read More

In the press: Hackney magazine

Should you be a Hackney person, flip through the glossy pages of Hackney magazine and you will find me (or at least, me in drawing form) on the inside back cover. This drawing was done as I headed out of the studio into the Olympic Park. I was so quick … Read More

Playtime at Clerkenwell Design Week

Making time to play is an important thing in design practice. That was my excuse to go along to paper company Fedrigoni’s fringe event at Clerkenwell Design week, where I managed to participate in two workshops at once. Drawing being my way of looking, I took a visual note of … Read More