Take outs and out takes

Biscuit kerning. When design life has got a little out of hand… Kerning is adjusting the spacing between letters, particularly on logos or type-based graphics. But biscuits: rarely kerned. My excuse has been the end of year round-up episode of Studio Snack, the food podcast about design that I make … Read More

Circular snacks

Bake crisps from Oddbox veg. Make kitchen ink (onion skin, carrot, turmeric and paprika, tea). Pay a visit to Fibrelab, who are making paper from hospitality waste. Draw odd veg crisps with kitchen ink on paper made from towels. Why? Well, it’s for the latest episode of Studio Snack, the … Read More

The international hedgehog of cheese

Here at the studio there’s work for and with clients, there are personal projects and there are the things that are part lab, part playground. Studio Snack, a food podcast about design, started when fellow designer Narcis Sauleda and I kept having conversations over coffee that we wished we’d recorded. … Read More

Studio Snack packs a picnic

Sunshine! For the May Studio Snack podcast, we’ve gone outdoors to talk about picnics. Grab a blanket, a Scotch egg and tune in to hear about the curious indoor history of the picnic, picnics in numbers, a sandwich in Sandwich and this month’s design experiment.

Food for thought

Design and illustration are often portrayed as desk work, and good service as being available on-demand. So in what’s both Creativity and Wellbeing Week and Mental Health Awareness Week, I’ve been thinking about the value of a screen break. The best design tutors I’ve taught with have a lot to … Read More

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